Shocking record on prosecutions for car theft

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Recent research has revealed concerning figures relating to the number of car thieves, and thieves targeting items left in cars, that escape prosecution.

The figures, which were the result of a freedom of information request answered by 58 per cent of the nation’s police forces, also revealed the number of stolen vehicles that were recovered last year.