Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Accusedsa[euro][TM] Photos Posted

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Accusedsa[euro][TM] Photos Posted

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Byline: Lisa Benoit Lisa.Benoit@capnews.com.au

MANAGEMENT at Rockhampton business Happy Herb is not too happy at the moment.

The East Street business has been hit by shoplifters this week and is turning to Facebook to help catch the alleged thieves. Three people have already been caught on camera, with their faces now splashed on the Happy Herb Facebook page.

The Rockhampton store has posted photographs of a man and woman who are believed to have stolen from the shop.

The business is hoping their friends on Facebook will recognise the people in the photos and come forward with information.

Rockhampton Police Inspector Darren Somerville said the police would rather deal with the situation directly and have the CCTV images passed on to them instead of on Facebook.

aPeople have to be very careful that they are not accusing someone of something if they havenat done it,a Insp Somerville said.

Queensland Council for Civil Liberties president Michael Cope said: aThe people accused havenat even been charged. …

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