Some elderly shoplifting offenders show early signs of dementia, the Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention has pointed out.

Hong Kong elderly require better health and welfare care, not prison time

The surge in shoplifting cases among the aged reflects a rapidly greying population and, with many offenders showing early signs of dementia, the problem needs to be addressed

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Some elderly shoplifting offenders show early signs of dementia, the Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention has pointed out.
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