Women targeted by crooks in supermarket car parks

A SPATE of thefts in supermarket car parks has sparked a police warning.

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 12:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 12:19 pm

Simon Smith, from Havant police, said: ‘We are having a few reports of single females being targeted in car parks across Hampshire while returning trolleys, leaving their handbags in the vehicles, and not locking the doors.

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‘They are then approached by males asking for directions and distracting them while another male enters the vehicles to steal the handbags.’

Report suspicious activity on 101.