- May 15, 2022
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Economy
Bucks County grocery stores report an uptick in robberies
There have been recent, multiple reports of robberies at Bucks County grocery stores with hundreds of dollars worth of groceries stolen.
LOWER MAKEFILD TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Multiple reports of robberies at local grocery stores and, in at least one instance, hundreds of dollars worth of groceries were stolen. It has police and shoppers concerned.
“The price of food, the price of gas, everything. It’s just nuts, but it still doesn’t give people the right to steal,” shopper Marie stated.
Outside a Lower Makefield Township supermarket, in Bucks County, patrons come and go on a rainy Saturday. Earlier in the week, police say the ShopRite had not one, but two reports of retail theft.
Shopper Melissa Dryer remarked, “I mean, prices are higher, so maybe, people are a little desperate. I don’t know.”
Last week, thieves stole $600 worth of groceries from a…