The number of OAPs being arrested in Scarborough is increasing, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
The Scarborough News report:
Theft, fraud and violent acts are some of the crimes being carried out by Scarborough pensioners, with the number of OAP arrests trebling in recent years.
A Scarborough News investigation has revealed that the number of alleged crimes committed by over 65’s in the town has increased every year since 2008.
A senior councillor has branded the figures “disturbing”, and North Yorkshire Police have vowed to crackdown on crooks regardless of their age.