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Without the presence of CCTV on the premises it is likely the would-be robber would not have been caught.

Leading providers of commercial CCTV, AlertSystems, have reported that a would-be thief was found crouching behind the bar of Greenock’s Tontine Hotel at 8am. He was suspected of trying to steal the till from the bar.

Multiple offender, Alistair Jannetts, could potentially be facing a prison term after pleading guilty to the offence just before he was due to stand trial. Jannetts had tried to maintain his innocence for eight months, but was forced to finally admit his criminality when he was faced with irrefutable CCTV footage from the hotel.

It was reported that Jannetts, 32, was found behind the bar by suspicious staff members. He then claimed he was a paying guest before making a swift exit from the building. The offender was said to be crouched down in the restricted area looking at various items, including the till. When the assistant manager was called, the accused was asked to leave the premises.

On their way to the hotel, Police spotted Jannetts on a nearby street when conducting a sweep of the area. It was then the police stopped the accused and he informed them he has been visiting a friend on Brisbane Street and therefore let him go on his way. After attending the hotel a short time later and viewing the CCTV, the guilty party could clearly be identified as Jannetts.

As experts in business CCTV, AlertSystems take a keen interest in industry relevant. Upon hearing the news a spokesperson from the company made the following statement. “It is fantastic to hear that this criminal was apprehended due to both the vigilance of staff members and the implementation of high-quality CCTV security measures.

“Without the presence of CCTV on the premises it is likely the would-be robber would not have been caught. In businesses where areas cannot constantly be monitored by staff members, such as a hotel, it is imperative that appropriate security measures are in place. We applaud Greenock Hotel on their commitment to protecting their staff, customers and business with the integration commercial security.”

AlertSystems manage and maintain thousands of commercial security installations throughout the UK and are specialists in providing business security solutions. Offering professional service and a complete range of security services such as monitored alarm systems, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and Avigilon CCTV security systems, AlertSystems provides effective and reliable solutions to security problems.

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