Police Winning Shoplifting War

Thursday, 4th August 2016 at 5:29pm

According to the Worksop Guardian, cooperation between police and local businesses – such as high-visibility patrols – was proving effective in the war against shoplifting in the town.

Sergeant Elizabeth Smith, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We work closely with businesses throughout the town on many issues including shoplifting and we are pleased to report that shop theft in Worksop and across Bassetlaw is down significantly on last year.”

Philip Jackson, chair of Worksop Business Forum said: “I don’t hear as many comments of shoplifting as I used to, but I am aware of a business where shoplifters take products from the shelves and in most cases put the goods back when confronted by staff.”

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