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Burglars (Age Statistics)

Volume 115: debated on Thursday 7 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the average age of offenders who commit burglary.

The figures of those cautioned or convicted indicate that the peak age of offending for burglary is 15.