Tesco now attaching security tags to shopping baskets

Supermarket giant Tesco is attaching security tags to its shopping baskets. It follows a spate of thefts at a particular store.

StokeonTrentLive has approached Tesco for a statement regarding the increased security.

Shopper James Beach, aged 45, said: "I couldn't believe it when I saw they had stuck tags on shopping baskets - I mean, what are you going to do with one of them? Is there nothing these people won't nick?"

He added: "I spoke to one of the staff and she said they'd had loads of thefts so they were tagging the baskets now to try to deter people."

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