Police arrest man running away with 'stolen' DVD player

A 32-year-old man from Cospicua was arrested yesterday afternoon on suspicion of theft in Floriana.

A police constable was working in Floriana when he saw the man running and carrying a box.

The police said the constable ran after the man - who threw away the box which contained a portable DVD player - and arrested him.

The man had just stolen the DVD player from another man at the Valletta market, the police alleged.

They also said the Cospicia man was carrying a flick knife and was being held for further investigations.


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