Violence: the crime women most often commit

[UK] The Times

July 31, 2008

Violence takes over from shoplifting as the crime women most often commit

Richard Ford, Home Correspondent

Violence has for the first time overtaken shoplifting as the most common crime by women, according to annual statistics released yesterday.

During 2006-07 the number of women detained for violent offences reached 87,000 – an increase of 11 per cent on the previous year. The number arrested for theft and handling stolen goods was 80,000, down 6,400 on the previous year….(Full Story)

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