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

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

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 9:11 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 9:16 am
Theft of phone from hand bags, shoulder bag. Mocked up image

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

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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.