Gardai in Kilkenny are urging people to be vigilant with their belongings when doing their Christmas shopping, following a number of handbag thefts in the city over the weekend.
There were three separate incidents in which handbags were stolen from people in recent days – in a supermarket, a pub, and a local business. A man was arrested on Saturday evening in relation to one of the incidents.
Gardai have described the incidents as opportunist ‘sneak thefts’.
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