store detective


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Noun1.store detective - a private detective employed by a merchant to stop pilferage
private detective, private eye, private investigator, shamus, sherlock, operative, PI - someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
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Shocking video footage emerged of the clash outside the Bullring branch of New Look which showed the undercover store detective trying to detain a struggling Katie Adams.
A STORE detective yesterday admitted growing cannabis in his home.
Their faces are known to every experienced store detective in Britain.
30pm Jason Isaacs returns as moody detective Jackson Brodie and this time he's up against his own conscience as well as Victoria Wood (below), who guest-stars as a former cop turned store detective.
And it was as he tried to add to his string of crimes by stealing a television from his local Asda that store detective Terry Allsopp caught him in the act, and Davison produced the blade.
A SHOPLIFTER who punched and spat at a store detective was starting a prison sentence today.
In his latest raid, Wayne Davison stepped up to a frightening level when he pulled a knife on a store detective.
The store detective followed her, as she blatantly loaded nearly 70-pound worth of mascara, foundation and eyeliner into her pockets and shopping bags.
She was abducted by a woman posing as a store detective in Littlewoods, and her parents Paul, and Maggie, now 54 and 55, had to endure an agonising five days without news.
On May 2, 1988, five-month-old Natalie was abducted by a bogus store detective from Littlewoods in Cardiff.
Future iterations will star the Tube driver whose strike stops you getting to work and the over-zealous store detective who won't believe you were only storing that frozen turkey under your bobble-hat on your way to the checkout.
Forty-year old-Austin Morgan walked into the Victoria Centre at Llandudno on Christmas Eve and stole scent worth pounds 108 but was, promptly nabbed by a store detective.