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Man smashes alcohol bottles in West Bridgford’s Iceland store after being denied access


Police attended a report of criminal damage at an Iceland store yesterday.

Police told us:

‘Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called just after 5 pm yesterday (24 March) to a report that a man had smashed bottles of alcohol in Iceland in Central Avenue, West Bridgford.

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‘A 30-year-old man was dealt with through a community resolution and asked to pay for the damaged items.’

According to store management that we spoke to,  the man took offence to being denied access at the special NHS workers’ shopping time set up by the West Bridgford store, he then accessed the shop, verbally abusing staff and smashing the products.

Manager Alex West told The Wire:

“I have an absolute zero tolerance towards failure to adhere to social distancing to both outside and inside the store. Any failures to adhere to government guidelines will be immediately asked to leave.

“Many people still don’t understand the guidelines or choose to ignore it.

“I simply won’t have my team put at risk by ignorance. Furthermore, any abuse my staff receive, whether it be physical or verbal, will be dealt with accordingly by the police. The police have enough to deal with as it is, so I stress to all of the community, to both respect government guidelines, my staff and each other.”

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