Police have issued a warning to shoplifters after three were caught in one afternoon.
Officer detained three suspects in Leek this afternoon in what they described as a ‘busy Sunday’.
A 41-year-old woman, a 62-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were all detained on suspicion of theft from a shop.
They have now been transported to the Northern Area Custody Facility at Etruria for questioning.
It has not yet been revealed which shops were targeted.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Busy Sunday. Three suspects in custody being processed. If you steal you will get ‘pinched’ yourself!!”