Public warned to be aware of thieves targeting shoppers

From Wealden Police Facebook pages:

‘Two females were arrested on Saturday afternoon (13th April) in relation to stealing a purse from a ladies handbag in a Charity shop in Uckfield. The females were apprehended by an off duty Police Officer with the help from a member of the public.

Both females have been charged for these offences and are due to appear at court in May 2019.

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If you have any further details in relation to this incident please contact us on 101 quoting reference 0586 13/04′