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Mobile Phone Theft Scam

Alert message sent 16/05/2018 15:29:00

Information sent on behalf of Notts Police

The Bulwell Beat Team would like to make everyone aware that we have seen an increase in mobile phone thefts over the past few weeks. 

 There is a scam whereby phones are being targeted by unscrupulous people who engage the victim in conversation and during this chat are placing a map or newspaper over the phone which conceals the fact that they are stealing the mobile phone. 

 Don’t leave your phone lying on top of tables especially in pubs, restaurants and cafés as this makes it any easy target for criminals to steal your valuables. 

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Jason Sergeant (PCSO, PCSO 8609, Bulwell)

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