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Meet the cardboard cut-out policemen

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 11 August 2012 - 02:24 PM

Police have unveiled an unlikely weapon in their war on thieves by assigning a supermarket its own beat officer made of cardboard.

The life-size cut-out guarding the entrance and aisles of Asda in Leigh has been so effective that shoplifting been slashed by 75 per cent.

Unwitting customers have even tried to have a chat with their new local policeman before realising it is a fake.


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Posted 11 August 2012 - 02:39 PM

I'm fooled by those all the time. Simple but effective idea :tu:

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