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The Most Stolen Items From Irish Pharmacies Have Been Revealed

By James Fenton

January 19, 2017 at 12:30pm


The cult of Hughie Maughan has reached infiltrated Irish criminal underworld, it would appear.

The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has released a crime survey documenting the most stolen items form pharmacies across the country among other statistics.

According to the Irish Mirror, fake tan and make-up are the most commonly shoplifted items while criminals are also likely to target cash, over the counter drugs and controlled drugs.

The union stated that "crime against pharmacies is reaching crisis levels, with three in four of their members having experienced some form of crime. 

78% of those experienced two or more incidents while 23% of pharmacies described their incident as violent.

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