Half Of Shoplifting Cases Closed By Police

Sunday, 9th September 2018 at 12:52pm

The Express reports that police are failing to catch the vast majority of burglars, car thieves and shoplifters, with half of shoplifting cases being closed without identifying a suspect.

Business owners fear the alarming statistics will give criminals the ‘green light’ to wreak havoc.

In 2017, shoplifting reached its highest level since records began, but 47% of cases were closed without a culprit being caught.

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