Shoplifting complaints in NYC have skyrocketed 81% this year

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Merchandise at New York’s stores has been quite the steal.

Shoplifting complaints in the Big Apple have skyrocketed 81% this year compared to last as the city continues to reel from a crime surge that’s eclipsing pre-pandemic levels, data released Wednesday show.

So far this year, there’s been more than 5,000 petty larceny, grand larceny and robbery complaints stemming from shoplifting incidents citywide, Chief of Crime Control Strategies Michael LiPetri said during a Wednesday crime statistics briefing.

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“We’ve seen an increase of 81% of shoplifting complaints that includes petty larceny, grand larcenies and robberies where individuals go in and continue to steal merchandise, and then are confronted by a worker and then they get assaulted,” LiPetri said.

nypost.com/2022/04/06/nyc-shoplifting-rises-81-this-year-compared-to-last/

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