Police in South Yorkshire has identified 21 of the offender, who was hiding by using false certificates for Christmas gift baskets. About it reports The Independent.
The police sent out the probable locations of suspects the invitation to receive free food packages, which include champagne, wine, pudding, delicacies.
Of those who were interested were asked to arrange a time for gift delivery.
Then instead of gift baskets came to him by the police.
Thus, the police were able to identify the suspects in the robberies, robbery, fraud, violation of driving rules, drug trafficking and sexual harassment.
Many of them were fined, one person was detained.
The publication notes that a similar method in the eighth series of the ninth season of “the Simpsons” used police chief Wiggum, who invited criminals to hand free of motor boats.
“It is unclear whether this idea into the heads of British police on their own or have they seen her in the animated series, but if so,”the Simpsons” deserve applause, – stated in the message.
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