Warning after Sidmouth purse snatch

PUBLISHED: 09:00 25 January 2009 | UPDATED: 12:20 17 June 2010

A WARNING has been issued by Sidmouth Police following a purse snatch in the town. The purple nylon folded wallet was taken from the bag of a Budleigh Salterton woman who was visiting the town on Saturday, January 17. The purse, which contained money, c

A WARNING has been issued by Sidmouth Police following a purse snatch in the town.

The purple nylon folded wallet was taken from the bag of a Budleigh Salterton woman who was visiting the town on Saturday, January 17.

The purse, which contained money, credit cards and membership cards, went missing between 12pm and 12.45pm as the lady walked around Sidmouth town centre. Anyone with information is being urged to contact the police on 08452 777444 quoting crime reference number KS/09/30.

A police spokesperson said: "We believe the incident is a one off but once again we would like to take this opportunity to remind people to be vigilant and to conceal their belongings.


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