Lockdown lock ups exceed 1000 mark



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A police crackdown has netted over a thousand arrests for burglary and vehicle crime in the region in just three months.

South Yorkshire Police launched Operation Lockdown in October 2013 to combat a rise in these crimes and the latest figures show that action taken is reversing this trend.

Officers have arrested 1,010 people since the operation began with 408 people charged for burglary and vehicle offences.


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