Police force warn about rise of ‘grey crime’ as they lock up more PENSIONERS
A police force are reporting a rapid rise in ‘ grey crime ’ as they lock up more and more pensioners.
New figures by South Yorkshire Police have revealed offences committed by OAPS in Sheffield have rocketed by 25 per cent in the past three years.
Although shoplifting is still the most common, the 298 other offences committed by so called Saga Louts include soliciting for prostitution , robbery, and illegal possession of firearms.
According to figures released under Freedom of Information Act, 111 Sheffield pensioners were arrested last year, compared to 89 in 2013.
All those arrested – 226 men and 72 women – were over 65. The oldest man arrested was 91 and the oldest woman was 90.
Ed-well treat them right then ! Not have a so-called ‘Government’ that treats people like muck