Cut-out cops on the beat

Workington police have recruited 10 new officers in the form of cardboard cut-out recruits.

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Cut-out cops take to the streets in Workington

Cut-out cops are joining real policeman in Workington Credit: ITV News Border

Workington police have recruited 10 new officers - but they will work all day and all night for a one-off fee of £75.

The cut-outs are designed to put people off thieving in shops Credit: ITV News Border

The cardboard cut outs will be placed in shops around the town as a deterrent for theft.

There are 10 cardboard cutouts in total Credit: ITV News Border

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