Shopping In Dav?

Watch Your Bags

Northants Police, the Daventry Neighbourhood Team are letting the public know that there has been a number of purse thefts in Daventry town in recent weeks.

People should be vigilant when shopping, keeping handbags closed and on your person at all times and where possible bags wear your bag across your body.

When shopping we can be distracted very easily with looking at all the wonderful things to buy  on the shelf or just chatting.

Theft from an open handbagIf you notice an open bag or if someone has their bag on the trolly please help us by warning them of the risks

In an emergency, when there is a crime in progress or a life at risk, always call 999.

To report a crime or incident, provide information or for advice, call 101 or visit

To contact your Neighbourhood Team covering Daventry Town and surrounding villages they can be contacted on this email:

You can also provide confidential information should you wish to remain anonymous.  These calls can be made to the Independent Charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

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