Cops called to Dundee road over ‘shoplifting’ offences

Broughty Ferry Road (stock image)
Broughty Ferry Road (stock image)

Police were called to Broughty Ferry Road after a man was arrested for shoplifting offences.

One motorist said he thought there had been a car accident near to the junction with Lilybank Road.

But a spokeswoman for Police Scotland confirmed that a man was arrested at around 9am Tuesday.

The motorist, who declined to be named, said: “The traffic was backed-up on the approach to Lilybank Road.

“I initially thought there had been a car accident when I saw the police on the scene.

“The police were parked in the bus stop.

“I could see two police officers speaking with a man just at the police car – the guy looked quite animated.

“It looked like a few police officers were restraining someone near to the houses.”

A police spokeswoman said: “A man was arrested for shoplifting offences.

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