Shopping Advice

Alert message sent 07/10/2019 13:54:00

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There has been a recent increase in purse thefts in shops in  Warrington. The elderly in particular are being targeted. Here are a few tips when shopping.

Please be aware of crowded places which are ideal for bag thieves, make sure handbags are hard to access.
When stopping for refreshments or a break, don't hang your bag on the back of the chair, instead, put it on the floor in front of you and put a chair leg over the strap.

Ensure your bags are zipped up on your trolley even when you are carrying your bag  place it with your zip closest to you

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Debbie Potts (Police, PCSO, Warrington LPU Town Centre PCSO)

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