Wednesfield North Police have given a recent up date on Crime in and around the Ward. The big climb in crime is around Shop Theft where there has been 5 reported thefts in February – taking the overall figures to 61 in the year to date.
This is an increase of 22% over the figures relating to shop theft in the year up to and including December 2016.
In December the stats recorded shop theft in the month at 5 the same number as being suggested that took place in February 2017, and the year figures were being recorded at 50.
This suggests that the recorded stats show an increase of 11 shop thefts have taken place since the last PACTS report, giving Wednesfield North a 22% increase in this type of crime.
It was suggested at the meeting that the One Stop Shop at the top of the estate, and the Co-Op shop near the Ashmore Inn, were the main shops being targeted by shop lifters.
The Police would like help from residents who may know who the thieves are. So if you do know any information, perhaps you can call the Police on…101 ask for extension 872 3006 and leave your information.