Thieves try to take £500 of alcohol from Sainsbury's, Melksham
Thieves tried to take more than £500 worth of alcohol from Sainsbury's in Melksham on Monday on two separate occasions.
Two men tried to steal more than £300 worth of whisky at around 1.50pm.
One man deliberately set off the store’s security alarm with a small item while the other tried to get through with a trolley laden with bottles.
The alcohol was recovered but the suspects, a white man and an Asian man, both escaped.
Later that same day a man was charged with attempted theft after an alleged attempt to steal £200 worth of vodka.
Catalin Adrain Corodea, 33, was apparently seen loading 17 bottles into a trolley at the Sainsbury’s store in Bath Road on Monday at around 7pm.
Corodea, who gave a home address at in Northamptonshire, has now been released on police bail.