Loss prevention officer accused of planting stolen item
By Canadian SecurityNews 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.
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