Alcohol thief chased down by Mormons

A group of Mormons saved the day after a man attempted to steal alcohol in Dunedin yesterday.

Senior Sergeant Craig Dinnissen, of Dunedin, said the 32-year-old man took two bottles of bourbon from Princes St Super Liquor.

A nearby group of Mormons chased the man down outside Knox Church and caught him.

The man was trespassed from the store.