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September 29, 2022 | Theft and Burglary

Reference: FOI - 2022 - 00734


I’m hoping you can help me in my research into robberies of independent retailers and goods from their vehicles from outside cash & carries/wholesale depots.

I’ve been contacted by shop owners concerned about this becoming a more common occurrence and I believe there is strong public interest for this to be published.
Please could you provide the following information:

The address, crime date, offence type, crime reference number and theft value (if logged/applicable) of each crime reported between December 1 2019 and December 1 2021 that include any of the search terms listed below and any of the criminal offence types listed below.
Search terms:

• Cash and carry
• Cash & carry
• Depot
• Wholesale
• Costco
• Booker
• Bestway
• Parfetts
• Dhamecha
• Blakemore
• Filshill

*Criminal offence types requested:
• Burglary
• Theft (including from a vehicle and in transit)
• Robbery (including armed)
• Violence against the person