14th February 2016

A controller at the Stevenage CCTV Control Room noticed male walking down Queensway in Stevenage Town Centre trying shop doors at 4 O’clock in the morning.

The Male is seen pulling a connector from an electrical cable belonging to a hot dog stool and taking it with him.

The male is then seen walking down Park Place throwing the connector up and smashing a sign below the canopy. He then noticed the CCTV camera watching him and tried to hide in an underpass.

Police at this point were already made aware and were directed to his location and once stopped, he attempted to deny the offences. The police control room operator identifies him via the CCTV footage.

He is arrested for criminal damage.