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That's easy enough to explain...

First off, lying to office security carries fewer repercussions than lying to the police to get a crime number. The office security guys won't want to be party to someone else's vendetta (would you?)

Secondly - if you care enough to waste hours of your time filing a police report, then you must give a damn about your shiny-thing. If not... well you clearly don't care enough and it's not a problem, so goodbye.

Read that how you will...

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