At around 4:30pm on 7 November, five people were arrested after an alleged incident of shoplifting at a shop on Chapel Street in Rugby.
Approximately £500 to £1,500 worth of goods were reportedly stolen during the incident.
Two from the group reportedly raised concern with the shop staff, who then called the police.
They allegedly attempted to leave the store without payment for a number of items before security at the store attempted to stop them.
One allegedly signalled to a car parked outside before they were detained by security and arrested by police officers.
They were found to have nearly £600 worth of items from the store in their trolley.
The car was stopped a few hours later.
Around £1,000 of items were retrieved from the vehicle, and three additional people arrested.
Krisztian Tokoli, an 18-year-old man from Haig Street, Derby was charged with theft from a shop.
Krisztina Vajda, a 45-year-old woman, Czaba Nemeth, a 50-year-old man, and Dzsenifer Lakatos, a 20-year-old woman (all from Loughborough Road, Coalville) were charged with two counts of theft from a shop.
Lorenzo Oravec, a 23-year-old man from Haig Street, Derby was charged with aiding and abetting theft from a shop, driving a car without insurance, and failure to produce a driving license.
All five have now been charged and will appear in court today (9 November).
UPDATE 10 November: Further details regarding the arrest of the five suspects and the involvement of the Rugby Town Rangers and CCTV operators.
On Tuesday 7 November, Rugby First CCTV Operator spotted a known vehicle heading into town, and specifically towards a popular supermarket on Chapel Street.
The Operator alerted the supermarket's security via the shopnet radio and two suspects were monitored whilst inside the store.
Where they were observed filling a shopping trolley with a mix of confectionary items and alcohol.
Town Rangers were sent to assist in apprehending the suspects should they leave without making payment.
The suspects fled the store after an attempt to stop them was made.
Rangers gave chase and both suspects were detained and returned to the store.
The Rugby First CCTV Operator was in contact with police and directed them to the vehicle where another three suspects were arrested.