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Loss prevention officer accused of planting stolen item

By Canadian Security   

News Retail

A loss prevention officer has been charged after he allegedly placed an item into a man’s shopping bag without his knowledge and then threatened to contact police and report the man for shoplifting unless he handed over a quantity of cash.

According to police, the man was shopping in a store in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue area on June 9 when the loss prevention officer slipped a store item into his bag.

The man then attended the cash register, paid for a selection of goods and left the store.

Read more on the CP24 website here.


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