THEFT CRACK­DOWN

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Po­lice have launched a cam­paign tar­get­ing those re­spon­si­ble for re­ceiv­ing and deal­ing in stolen prop­erty from ag­gra­vated rob­beries. The month long June cam­paign – ‘There’s noth­ing good about stolen goods’ – of­fers a re­ward to peo­ple who pro­vide in­for­ma­tion that leads to a suc­cess­ful pros­e­cu­tion. ‘‘By tar­get­ing those who profit from th­ese crimes by trad­ing in stolen shop and dairy goods such as cig­a­rettes and al­co­hol, we’re aim­ing to make a se­ri­ous dent in the op­por­tu­nity for th­ese crimes to be com­mit­ted,’’ po­lice com­mis­sioner Mike Bush says. To con­tact Crimestop­pers phone 0800 555 111.

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