“Bag Dipping” Thefts & Bicycle Thefts – Kenilworth

Kenilworth’s Safer Neighbourhood Team are advising people to be extra vigilant in the run up to Christmas as opportunist thieves have been operating in the town over the weekend. The warning comes as wallets and purses have been stolen from shoppers and bicycles have had their security locks broken and have been stolen from the town centre of Kenilworth.


Please be aware that there have been a number of thefts in Kenilworth Town Centre. On Friday 30 November 2019 offenders have taken a purse left unattended for a short while in a handbag on a mobility scooter that was inside retail premises at Warwick Road, Kenilworth.

A quantity of cash and bank cards were stolen. 

This is incident 254 of 30 November 2019 

On Saturday 1 December 2019 offenders stole a wallet from a shoulder bag being carried by an individual who was inside retail premises at Talisman Square, Kenilworth.

A quantity of cash and bank cards were stolen.

This is incident 140 of 1 December 2019 


Please be aware that between 1400hrs and 1700hrs on Friday 30 November 2019 offenders have stolen a black Carrera bicycle and a gents orange mountain bicycle that were securely locked at The Square, Kenilworth. A group of four individuals were witnessed, one at least riding one of the stolen bicycles, riding towards Coventry via The Greenway and Warwick University.

This relates to incidents 353 & 365 of 30 November 2019

If you think you may have seen or heard anything suspicious or have any information about any of these incidents then please contact Warwickshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111


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