Phones and mobile phones stolen by thieves operating in Doncaster town centre

Theft of phone from hand bags, shoulder bag. Mocked up image
Theft of phone from hand bags, shoulder bag. Mocked up image

A police warning has been issued over a spate of thefts of mobile phones and purses from handbags in Doncaster town centre.

Thefts have been reported during the day and from pubs and clubs at night.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Please make sure when out and about that your bag is closed and you have sight of your bag at all times. It only takes seconds for a pickpocket. Be safe.”

Anyone with information should call 101.