February 1st, 2014 11:49 EST
Charges Dropped Against Brits Who 'Stole' Food From Supermarket Dumpster
"The case against three men accused of stealing food from bins outside an Iceland store has been dropped by prosecutors.
Paul May, William James and Jason Chan were arrested in Kentish Town, north London, in October."
These hungry gentlemen "stole" mushrooms, tomatoes, cheese and Mr. Kipling cakes. Had these blokes not helped themselves to the food it would have ended up in a landfill.
There was a massive protest on social media over the arrest of these mates; most people were of the opinion that helping yourself to food from a supermarket dumpster isn`t theft.
It wasn`t Iceland that pressed charges against these men, and Iceland`s chief executive requested that the charges be dropped. It was a bloody passerby who called the cops on these men who were just trying to fill their bellies.
The Iceland supermarket chain would earn a lot of goodwill, if they award these gentlemen with a free shopping spree.