More purse thefts in Louth town centre

August 26, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police have once again received reports of purse thefts in Louth Town Centre. Police wish to remind the public to be mindful of their belongings when out shopping. The technique used by offenders is known as ‘dipping’ whereby an offender will ‘dip’ into an open handbag and remove the purse or wallet whilst the owner is distracted. It is often the case that the owner is not aware that this has happened until they […]

Pickpockets Target Louth Shoppers

March 30, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Police are warning shoppers to watch their purses and wallets after a spate of thefts by pickpockets in Louth. At least three thefts occurred during the afternoon of Saturday 21st March whilst the victims were shopping in stores in the Eastgate area. A fourth person reported that they had stopped someone attempting to remove their purse from their handbag. The offender is described as a female of medium build, approx 5′ 4″ tall, wearing a […]