Police nabs Chinese for shoplifting at Rustan’s supermarket

A CHINESE tourist was arrested by mall security guards Saturday afternoon for shoplifting several beauty products at a posh supermarket in Makati City, a police official said Sunday.

Metro Manila Police chief, Director Leonardo Espina, quoting reports, identified the arrested shoplifting suspect as Wang Xiaole, 28, and billeted at the Antel Hotel also in Makati City.

Espina said the Chinese reportedly went inside the Rustan’s Supermarket at Ayala Center Saturday afternoon and took an Oreal Lotion, 2 Olay Shave toners, a moisturizer and a Pearlie White toothpaste.

The Chinese placed the said items, worth P2, 400 inside his backpack without paying and went out of the store, but was apprehended by plainclothes security personnel of the supermarket that has been observing him.

Supermarket personnel reported the said incident to the Makati City Police office while charges are being readied against the Chinese tourist.

Police also informed the Chinese embassy of the said incident.

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