Beware – Pick Pockets on Public Transport

british-transport-policeFrom British Transport Police:


Analysis suggests that commuters using the transport network are at risk of becoming a victim of pick-pocketing offences. The most usual property to be stolen is purses, wallets and mobile telephones. 

BTPThey are therefore offering information and advice to the public showing examples of how thieves work on the transport system, along with suitable advice on preventing thefts. Please click on the following link and take a few minutes to look at the presentation from British Transport Police.

“Project Spiderweb is a multi agency collaboration to reduce Theft of Personal Property on all modes of transport in London by 10% by July 2012. This project is a direct result from Boris Johnson’s Mayoral strategy for a safer transport system, ‘The Right Direction’.  This far reaching project involves the British Transport Police, the Metropolitan Police and Transport for London, working in partnership.” 



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