Purse thefts

Alert message sent 11/06/2021 14:02:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary

There have been reports of purse thefts recently. Please see some advice below on how to keep yourself/property safe.

Some top tips on how best to protect yourself:
Walk with a sense of purpose when in or near to shops.
Carry your purse in a zipped-up bag, and always keep the bag close to you and where you can see it.
Attach an audible alarm to your purse/wallet such as purse bells.
Never leave your bag in a shopping trolley or basket.
Make sure that you are not followed or engaged in conversation by someone who might be looking for an opportunity to steal from you.

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Ben Wright (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield)

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