Hard-up Brits steal MILK as supermarkets put security tags on butter amid cost-of-living crisis
- A growing number of everyday groceries like butter are being security-tagged
- Shoplifting increased by 18 per cent over the summer according to the ONS
- Police in Scotland arrested two people for stealing bottles of milk this week
Two people were charged for stealing milk this week – as supermarkets lock up everyday essentials in an attempt to deter shoplifters amid the cost-of-living crisis.
Police in Scotland announced they had arrested two people stealing around 30 bottles of milk.
Glasgow North Police tweeted: ‘Two persons have been charged and will be reported to the procurator fiscal for numerous thefts of milk and other crimes of dishonesty in the Milton…