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News - 14 January 2013

The secret language of crime

Burglars are scrawling secret symbols in the street to help other criminals know which properties to target. The symbols may indicate that a home is wealthy, has already been burgled or may have nothing worth stealing. They may also indicate if there is a vulnerable female in the home, or if the occupant is nervous, afraid or gullible.

The meaning behind a number of the symbols has been decoded by officers who have put out the information in a bid to warn the public.

The police say the code could be a valuable tool in the fight against crime.

For the full story from The Daily Mail, click here.

 

 

 


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