Police have made their second arrest in three weeks of a
supermarket customer trying to underpay for groceries at a
Senior Constable Chris Blackford said a 30-year-old Polish
woman was arrested and charged with theft at Wakatipu New
World on Tuesday after being caught by staff selecting a
cheaper item than they were actually weighing.
The woman, who was in New Zealand on a work visa, was
attempting to save about $30.
The police would take a ''firm line'' with this kind of
Wakatipu New World owner-operator Michelle King said it was
working with police to identify ''a few'' others who may have
used the same method.