Pair of Bexleyheath shoplifters shopped thanks to Shopper

Mansfield and Day.

Mansfield caught on CCTV.

Day in Boots.

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A pair of shoplifters have been jailed after CCTV images of them published in News Shopper led to their identification.

William Mansfield, 65, of Dryfield Walk, Lewisham and Susan Day, 49, of Earlshall Road, Greenwich, were caught on camera stealing designer glasses at Boots in Broadway Shopping Centre, Bexleyheath.

On February 16 Mansfield and Day went into the store in The Mall and while Mansfield held a bag open Day put £1,900 worth of glasses into it before leaving the shop.

On March 8 Mansfield and Day returned to Boots and Day tried on glasses before handing them to Mansfield who put them in a bag.

They were recognised by staff and chased from the store, but managed to make off with £4,000 of designer glasses.

Shots of the pair were included in News Shopper’s Bexley's Most Wanted feature and Mansfield surrendered himself at Bexleyheath police station in Arnsberg Way on April 24 after a friend told him his picture was in the paper as a wanted man.

Day was traced and arrested at her home on May 12.

Both were charged with two counts of theft and at Inner London Crown Court on July 21 they each pleaded guilty to both.

Mansfield was jailed for 18 months and Day for a year.

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12:22am Sat 9 Aug 14

Brook says...

Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her!
Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her! Brook
  • Score: 5

10:15am Sat 9 Aug 14

sarfflondonbird says...

Nice to see justice being carried out, I suppose N.S. wants some thanks on here don't they? You could say they have been shopped by the shopper!
Nice to see justice being carried out, I suppose N.S. wants some thanks on here don't they? You could say they have been shopped by the shopper! sarfflondonbird
  • Score: -40

11:15am Sat 9 Aug 14

Gypo.Joe says...

sarfflondonbird wrote:
Nice to see justice being carried out, I suppose N.S. wants some thanks on here don't they? You could say they have been shopped by the shopper!
Yawnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn !
[quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: Nice to see justice being carried out, I suppose N.S. wants some thanks on here don't they? You could say they have been shopped by the shopper![/p][/quote]Yawnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn ! Gypo.Joe
  • Score: 20

1:14pm Sun 10 Aug 14

20aDay says...

The centre is full of security cameras 'SHOULD OF GONE TO SPECSAVERS'!
The centre is full of security cameras 'SHOULD OF GONE TO SPECSAVERS'! 20aDay
  • Score: 6

8:58am Tue 12 Aug 14

uk_lady_love1961@hotmail.co.uk says...

Brook wrote:
Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her!
She a greatgirl and shes doing her time so leave her alone
[quote][p][bold]Brook[/bold] wrote: Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her![/p][/quote]She a greatgirl and shes doing her time so leave her alone uk_lady_love1961@hotmail.co.uk
  • Score: -3

8:59am Tue 12 Aug 14

uk_lady_love1961@hotmail.co.uk says...

Brook wrote:
Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her!
She a greatgirl and shes doing her time so leave her alone
[quote][p][bold]Brook[/bold] wrote: Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her![/p][/quote]She a greatgirl and shes doing her time so leave her alone uk_lady_love1961@hotmail.co.uk
  • Score: 0

1:01pm Wed 13 Aug 14

concerned.erith says...

uk_lady_love1961@hot
mail.co.uk
wrote:
Brook wrote:
Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her!
She a greatgirl and shes doing her time so leave her alone
She's doing her time because she did the crime - DOH!
[quote][p][bold]uk_lady_love1961@hot mail.co.uk[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Brook[/bold] wrote: Wouldn't want to go 2 rounds with her![/p][/quote]She a greatgirl and shes doing her time so leave her alone[/p][/quote]She's doing her time because she did the crime - DOH! concerned.erith
  • Score: 3

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