A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of stealing two female hair removal items.

Police were called after a 25 year old man from Nottingham was spotted stealing the Epilators by an off duty police officer at Cirencester's Boots store.

The office duty officer, who is from West Midlands Police, pursued the shoplifter and caught up with him and detained him before he was joined by local officers.

The incident occurred at around 1.30 this afternoon and the man has since been arrested suspicion of theft.