TWO prolific shoplifters were arrested with the help of a cycling police community support officer. 

PCSO Tudge was on a bike in the Pickersleigh area of Malvern on Tuesday, (November 28). 

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "Safer neighbourhood officers and A shift officers attended the area which resulted in both offenders being arrested and taken into custody.

"Malvern Police will continue to carry out high visibility and covert patrols in retail areas of Malvern, in the run up to Christmas."