Slight fall in shoplifting

SHOPLIFTING offences in the Wisbech sector have fallen but it still accounts for 10 per cent of crime in the town.

Figures show there have been 60 recorded offences so far this year, compared to 72 offences for the same period last year.

The vast majority of these offences are recorded in just two stores ASDA and Tesco.

Figures are: ASDA - 24 offences; Tesco – 14; CO-OP – 7 QD Stores – 3; Beales – 3.

The rest of the offences are dotted around various shops.