This was the moment a suspected shoplifter was detained by supermarket security staff in Coulsdon.

The incident happened outside Waitrose in Brighton Road, at about 1.10pm last Thursday.

A 38-year-old man was arrested by police and charged with shoplifting.

Patrick White of Whitworth Road, South Norwood, appeared at Croydon Magistrates Court last Friday.

Mr White pleaded guilty to the theft of three legs of lamb, and was sentenced to a community order for six months.

He will be under intense supervision for the same period.