[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)