Police issue warning on mobile phone thefts

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Police are urging High Peak residents to be vigilant after a number of distraction thefts in the area.

Two men walked into Caffé Nero, in Spring Gardens, last Wednesday and distracted a customer by placing housing adverts over her phone and asking questions about the content.

After the men left, the customer realised her phone was missing and a member of staff chased the men, catching up with them outside and retrieving the phone.


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