A MUM of three and her lover have been arrested on suspicion of failing to pay for meals at a string of gastro-pubs and fine-dining eating places.
Marie Lawson and Alan Rogers have been accused of finishing up a string of dine and sprint crimesCredit score: East Anglia Information Service
The pair have been nicknamed ‘the Bonnie and Clyde of East Anglia’Credit score: East Anglia Information Service
The pair have been held after police revealed they have been looking a pair nicknamed “the Bonnie and Clyde of East Anglia” by their victims.
They have been being questioned about eight allegations — however one landlady mentioned she had tracked down 20 venues which had been fleeced.
Former cleaner Marie and father-of-two Alan have been launched underneath investigation on Thursday. She was mentioned to be staying at her mom’s dwelling however refused to remark yesterday.
Marie cut up up final yr together with her ex-soldier husband Charlie, 72, after he found her affair with Alan.
The couple, who’ve three sons, are divorcing after 22 years of marriage.
‘I WANT TO SEE JUSTICE DONE’
Charlie, who served within the Royal Artillery, mentioned on the dwelling they used to share in Sudbury, Suffolk: “We had 15 blissful years collectively however issues started to alter within the final 5 years or so.”
Charlie mentioned she moved out after he came upon about her relationship.
She advised him she was shifting in with a girlfriend however he mentioned she went to stay with Alan in Lengthy Melford, Suffolk, the place TV’s Lovejoy was filmed.
This week, it emerged a pair have been conning pubs and eating places by consuming meals then leaving with out paying.
They’d attempt to pay with a card, which might be declined, however promise to return to pay the following day.
One suspicious lodge employee tried to clamp their automobile to cease them leaving earlier than a relative settled the invoice.
The most important invoice concerned was £925 from a ten-day keep at a lodge in Swainsthorpe, Norfolk, in July.
Landlady Julie Penney, 52, mentioned she tracked down 20 different companies concerned after she was scammed. She added: “I need to see justice accomplished.”
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