More than two-thirds of elderly Hongkongers caught for petty crimes showed signs of dementia in a study of 51 cases by a local welfare group. Photo: Edward Wong

Criminals or victims? Most elderly Hongkongers caught for petty crimes showed signs of dementia

Study finds many apprehended for shoplifting were not even aware they had failed to pay

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More than two-thirds of elderly Hongkongers caught for petty crimes showed signs of dementia in a study of 51 cases by a local welfare group. Photo: Edward Wong
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