Burglar caught hiding in Sheffield supermarket

Asda, Parson Cross
Asda, Parson Cross

A burglar was caught hiding in a Sheffield supermarket after smashing a window to get inside.

The crook struck at Asda on Chaucer Road, Parson Cross, at 5am this morning.

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Police officers were alerted to the break-in when an alarm at the opticians at the superstore started sounding.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "On attendance officers found a glass panel on the front had been smashed, gaining entry.

"A subsequent search of the premises resulted in the offender being located hiding within and they were duly arrested."