Police in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, have arrested a 30-year-old employee of the Ishinomaki city government on suspicion of shoplifting at a supermarket.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 12:15 p.m. Sunday, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said Shizuka Komori put nine items, including salad dressing and vegetables, worth about 2,500 yen, in an eco-bag. She then left the store without paying.
However, a security guard inside the store had observed her and followed her outside where he called out to the woman. When the woman started to run, she was detained by a passerby and the security guard© Japan Today