Posted: Sat 25th Jun 2016

Mold Purse Thefts Warning

This article is old - Published: Saturday, Jun 25th, 2016

Police in Mold are reminding shoppers to secure their purses after three elderly women had theirs stolen within the space of two hours. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

All the incidents happened in Mold High Street on Saturday June 18 between 10am and12noon. One victim had her purse taken from a handbag attached to a Zimmer frame. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Sgt Sue Richards said; “Although this is not a common crime in Mold, I would urge shoppers, especially women with purses, to make sure that they are put safely in their handbags. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“This should be done as a matter of routine, but particularly this Saturday. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We have some purse bells and cables at Mold police station front desk, if shoppers would like to collect them.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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