All kicked-off in Toys Я Us, Burrfields Road in Portsmouth after a Shoplifter was detained and held there in store by staff on Saturday afternoon. It is understood that the Man was out with his family when he was arrested for theft from the Store. Staff at the popular toy shop closed and nobody was allowed in or out. This was for customers own safety after the man started kicking off and being threatening toward Staff. A delay in Police getting to the store didn’t assist matters.Witnesses claim that it took Police took 15-minutes or more to arrive.
Four Police Vehicles arrived at the store.
The man suspected of shoplifting was taken out with no shoes on screaming and shouting.
Store has since re-opened.