|Thames Valley Police have received reports of bag dipping and pickpocketing from stores across the area.
Are you a prime target?
You may have an idea of what a pickpocket looks like but they’re far less likely to stand out in a crowd than you might think since blending in is part of how they avoid being caught. Here’s how to spot a potential pickpocket and avoid losing your belongings to one.
The point of distraction
Purse dipping bells are available from the front counter of Loddon Valley Police Station, Rushey Way, Lower Earley, RG6 4DX.
Last modified: December 5, 2019