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Appeal removed after public post dozens of abusive responses

Social media is now said to be the single most effective means of asking the public for information, but Essex Police deleted a request for info about a Poppy Appeal theft.

The image the force took off social media

The image the force took off social media

Date - 8th November 2017
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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A force removed a shoplifting appeal from its social media pages after being inundated with “inappropriate” comments. The image relating to the theft of a Poppy Appeal box and advent calendar in a Tesco store in Chelmsford, Essex,...
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