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Although the most commonly stolen items are razor blades, the survey suggests that on average the value of the single most expensive item that people have stolen is 35, while 5% of people have stolen items worth more than 50.
Kevin Hawkins, the director general of the British Retail Consortium, says shoplifting remained a serious problem for retailers and society as a whole.
“Retail crime has significant demoralising effects on shop owners and their staff, especially as theft is increasingly accompanied by violence, threats and verbal abuse. Shop theft is frequently a ‘gateway’ to more serious offences.”
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