Police warning to watch out for hangbag and purse thieves in Halifax

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REVELLERS are being urged to keep an eye on their belongings while they are on a night out.

Officers from Halifax Central neighbourhood policing team say they have had several reports of bag and purse thefts in pubs and bars.

The thefts have happened during the day as well as evenings.

Anyone who is a victim is being urged to report the theft to police via 101.