Burglaries rise but value of goods stolen falls

There was a 66 per cent decrease in the value of goods stolen from residential households in Ireland despite a 4.1 per cent rise in burglaries, a new report has shown.

2nd November, 2011

There was a 66 per cent decrease in the value of goods stolen from residential households in Ireland in the twelve months ending June 2011 compared to the same period last year, a new report has shown.

Approximately €48 million worth of goods was stolen from Irish households in that period, according to figures from the 2011 eircomPhoneWatch Burglary Report. Despite the fall in the value of goods stolen, the report said that burglaries in Ireland have...

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