Originally Posted by SixtyPlus
The jolly old UK must have changed in the years since I was there! Heck, you could barely walk on the sidewalks outside the markets due to the baby prams left there while the moms were shopping inside!! Kinda hard to lock a baby in a pram, but I guess either they were up for grabs or folks just respected others property more than today!
It has. About 5 years ago, we even had a case of an elderly woman in the Newcastle area who was walking home from her local chip shop appallingly attacked and sadly died as a result of her injuries, purely to steal hr fish and chips. An extreme example, I know....
As in other places, drugs are a big part in this. If ain't nailed down and it can be sold to feed your habit, it will be nicked. Sad but true.