Crime among the elderly is on the rise. Some statistics suggest that a geriatric crime wave could be underway. What's certain is that more senior citizens than ever are committing non-violent offenses like shoplifting.
So, "What Would You Do" producers wondered how witnesses would react when they see an elderly shoplifter. Would they be sympathetic to an elderly man or woman, both old enough to be grandparents, caught shoplifting?
We set up our hidden cameras in a family-owned supermarket in...Full Story