Police appeal for information following handbag thefts in Torquay

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(Last Updated On: December 20, 2017)

Police in Torquay have appealed for information following handbag and purse thefts in Torquay.

There have been a number of thefts recently and police believe that some attempted thefts may not have been reported to them.

Posting on Facebook, Torquay police said today, 20th December: “We are aware of a number of handbag & purse thefts in Torquay over the last couple of weeks. We believe the majority have been reported to us but we suspect there have been a couple of attempt thefts where the offenders have been disturbed but the victims have not come forward.

“We are especially interested in an attempt theft which occurred in Calypso Coffee Company, 45 Fleet St, Torquay on 18th December 2017. We do not know the specific time of the incident but if you know you were a victim of an attempt theft at this location on this date please get in touch by emailing the Neighbourhood Team torquay@dc.police.uk quoting Op Falkirk or by calling 101 and asking to be put through to the team,”

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