POLICE say they arrested a woman on suspicion of stealing hundreds of pounds of items at Cables Retail Park in Prescot.

Officers received a report of a suspected shoplifter in the area.

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After attending, a woman was detained.

She was arrested in connection with the thefts and taken to custody.

Knowsley Police say they have arrested five people in connection with suspected shoplifting at Cables Retail Park this week.

Knowsley Police said: "We work tirelessly with local businesses, especially in the run up to Christmas, to prevent people taking advantage of the busy time of year to steal items."