WISBECH: Police say with seven out of ten of the most prolific offenders in jail, life might improve

PUBLISHED: 15:36 20 January 2009 | UPDATED: 08:50 02 June 2010

insp. robin sissons

insp. robin sissons

CRIME is expected to take a dip in Wisbech after police claimed seven of ten most prolific offenders are behind bars. Police believe the town has suffered at the hands of a group of people who have been responsibility for many of the offences committed in

CRIME is expected to take a dip in Wisbech after police claimed seven of ten most prolific offenders are behind bars.

Police believe the town has suffered at the hands of a group of people who have been responsibility for many of the offences committed in recent times.

Inspector Robin Sissons, sector inspector, said it followed a crackdown on offenders who are repeatedly committing crime in the Wisbech area.

"Intelligence suggests a small number of offenders are committing a relatively large number of crimes," he said.

"Seven of the ten most prolific offenders in Wisbech are now behind bars after being sentenced for a variety of offences including robbery, burglary and drugs offences."

Insp Sissons added: "Evidence has shown that a large number of crimes are being committed by a small group of people and now we have the majority of these off the streets I am confident that we will see a reduction in crime.

"I hope that this will give residents the confidence that we are working hard to keep Wisbech safe.

"I would like to thank those people in Wisbech who have passed useful intelligence to officers. It is with your help that we can stop these individuals from continuing to offend.


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