Exmouth police warn of purse thefts

EXMOUTH police are warning shoppers to stay vigilant and keep their bags secure after a series of purse thefts were reported in the Magnolia Centre.

EXMOUTH police are warning shoppers to stay vigilant and keep their bags secure after a series of purse thefts were reported in the Magnolia Centre.

The police said the latest theft took place last week during lunchtime.

A police spokesperson said: "The town centre neighbourhood police team would like to highlight to shoppers to keep purses inside a secured bag at all times."

Anyone with information about the thefts is asked to contact PCSO Capey on 08452 777 444, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800555111 quoting KE/09/1147.