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Women Targeted By Town Centre Phone Thief

Friday April 25 2014




FOUR women had phones stolen from their handbags while out in the town centre on Saturday night.

The four incidents took place between 11pm and 1am on April 12, with incidents in Bar Loco and Che Bar.

In each case the women were at the bar and had their phones in bags on their shoulders which were zipped.

They only noticed their phones were missing when they went to use them.

Acting Det Ch Insp Steve Handley said it was impossible to say if the thefts were down to a gang of pickpockets or just one person.

"Most people have these phones and thieves know that," he added. "They are valuable items - to buy one from a store could cost four or five hundred pounds."

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Reply Posted by guy fawkes on Sunday April 27 2014 at 13:21
surely these public houses have cctv inside and outside barnsley is full of cameras.

Reply Posted by Richard Head on Sunday April 27 2014 at 15:29
118 118 got your number and phone to go with it ;-)

Reply Posted by Bobbie on Tuesday April 29 2014 at 08:55
I was out Saturday n didn't here nothing xxx