Police Won’t Attend Shoplifting Scenes

Sunday, 25th October 2015 at 9:18pm

According to Mail Online, Wiltshire Police officers will no longer attend shoplifting crime scenes in Swindon, as part of a money-saving scheme.

Instead, shop owners will be asked to take down details of any offenders, submit any CCTV footage and file their own statements to the police.

In a letter to local businesses, proprietors were told that an officer will not attend the scene but an investigator will be available to give advice over the phone.

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