New data has been released that reveals the shocking percentage of burglaries that have gone unsolved in South Kesteven and Rutland
More than 87 per cent of burglaries reported in South Kesteven between January and November this year are either still unsolved or police are unable to give an update on the status of the investigation, according to the latest Home Office data.
The data, which details street-level crimes and their outcomes between January and November 2019, shows that 591 burglaries were reported in South Kesteven over that period.
Of the South Kesteven number, 51.78 per cent (306) were categorised as having a last outcome of ‘under investigation’, followed by‘status update unavailable’ at 35.87 per cent (212) and ‘unable to prosecute suspect’ at 5.25 per cent (31)
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