Shoplifter tripped by woman when he tries to flee

UK, Shop owner went out to catch a shoplifter. When he was struggling with him a guy in a stripey t-shirt (an off duty cop) helped him out.

When they got him back instore before the door to the office he broke free and ran for the exit.

Shop owner did'nt realise for 6 months until Police returned the tape that the shoplifter had been tripped, by the woman in the doorway (the off duty cops wife).

He also tried to escape from the office when Police arrived.

This guy was not a druggie he was a full time thief who had'nt been caught before.
Police searched his house and it was an Aladdin's Cave of stolen gear.