Police warning over pickpockets in Horsham

A warning is being sounded by police about pickpockets operating in Horsham.

Officers say they have received a couple of recent reports about thieves targeting local residents.

Now they are urging people to take extra care of valuables when out and about.

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A spokesperson said: “Please remember to carry wallets in your front pocket and ensure all handbags are secure.

Horsham police are warning of pickpockets operating in the area

“Make sure you don't leave handbags on the back of a chair and make sure no-one else has their hand in your bag.”