A WOMAN has been arrested following a police incident in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police say officers in St Thomas Street in Scarborough working with anti-theft group members and the CCTV operators today (February 4) carried out an arrest. 

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Just before 4.20pm police stopped a vehicle which had been linked to a shop theft. 

One of the occupants, a 38-year-old Scarborough woman was arrested on suspicion of theft. One of the other occupants was reported for not wearing a seatbelt. 

PC Daniel Barber from Scarborough's Response Team said: "We have made an arrest today after some good team work between the retailers in town and the CCTV operators.  We are proactively working together to make Scarborough a safer place to live and work.

“If you have information, about shoplifting in Scarborough, or any other criminal activity, you can anonymously report to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”