Sunday, April 27, 2008

Twenty Percent Increase in Pick Pocketing

The number of cases of pick pocketing increased by 20% in 2007 over the previous year. Twenty-nine thousand people reported that they had been victims in 2007. Four hundred eighty people were arrested, 13% more than the previous year. A spokesman for the Council of Head Police Commissioners said that many of those arrested are Romanians and Bulgarians.

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