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09:45 UK time, Thursday, 21 October 2010

"We expect our officers to be out on the beat, not searching in the undergrowth for trolleys" - Kent resident Laurence Graves rails against the county constabulary for sending two officers to recover shopping trolleys.

The 54-year-old plumber was outraged that the officers accompanied a council worker to collect 43 abandoned trolleys during a two-hour clean-up, at a time when the force is laying off 500 staff.

"Surely it is Tesco's job to do that," he complained.

More details (Daily Telegraph)

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