Hertfordshire Police are warning Christmas shoppers to be extra vigilant over the festive season after a spate of pick pocket thefts were reported in Watford.
Police are encouraging Watford shoppers to keep wallets, purses and handbags safe from thieves whilst Christmas shopping.
PC Paul Knowles explained: “Having your handbag or purse stolen is a real inconvenience and stressful experience. I would also ask shoppers to never leave their bags unattended whilst out shopping.”
Hertfordshire Police have issued a series of helpful tips to help you avoid theft this Christmas:
Anyone with any further questions regarding safety and security this Christmas can head to the Hertfordshire Constabulary website for further information and help.