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CCTV camera captures police officer stealing

CCTV,Bristol, England.A police officer who was meant to stop Bristol shop-lifters stole two computer games and ruined his career.

Peter Cokell was permanently stationed at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, and had an unblemished record as a PC, yet he was caught on CCTV in HMV committing the crime he had spent six years trying to stamp out.

The 34-year-old, from Wick, South Gloucestershire, was fou More..nd guilty of theft by District Judge David Parsons after a three-day trial.

Cokell picked PlayStation 3 games Call of Duty: World at War and Kill Zone 2 and hid them under his kevlar body armour before smuggling them out of the store on April 7.

At about 8.40pm that night, 20 minutes before the store was due to close, HMV's loss prevention officer at the time, Gary Sutton, noticed the officer browsing. As he had known Cokell professionally for several years, he r

Added: Nov-2-2011 Occurred On: Nov-2-2011
By: Zipper10
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Tags: England, Thief, police, officer, computer, games, shop-lifters, CCTV, Bristol
Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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