High Street

Shoplifting cases fall 2% from ‘record’ high

A prior ONS report, which used police crime figures, showed that shoplifting cases were at a 20-year high as police forces logged 430,000 instances of the offence

Some 26% of retailers have reported experiencing customer theft in 2023, showing that shoplifting cases have dropped from a “record” high of 28% in 2022, according to an ONS survey. 

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