Shoplifting Offences At 13 Year High

Friday, 25th November 2016 at 3:52pm

According to AOL News, police are recording more shoplifting offences than at any other time in the past 13 years, official figures have revealed.

Police recorded 336,505 shoplifting offences in the year ending in March – a 3% rise compared with the previous year – the highest volume since the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard.

The report states that “while most theft offences saw steady declines over much of the last decade, incidents of recorded shoplifting have shown comparatively little change over this time.”

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