Police continue investigation after suspected shoplifter arrested outside Toys R Us

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Police are continuing an investigation after a man was arrested on suspicion of stealing from a branch of Toys R Us in Portsmouth.

Officers were called to the store in Ocean Park, in Burrfields Road, shortly at about 2pm on Saturday.

An eyewitness told The News a man was stopped by staff inside the store before officers arrived and arrested him outside.

Today a Hampshire Constabulary spokesman said a 28-year–old man from Croydon had been released from custody but remains under investigation.

A woman was also arrested at the time but was de-arrested a short time later as officers decided she was not connected to the incident.