Posted: Tue 10th Nov 2015

Distraction thieves may be ‘working’ on Asda Queensferry car park.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Nov 10th, 2015

Police are investigating what could possibly be an attempted distraction theft on Queensferry Asda car park on Monday  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Reports say a male climbed into the back of a woman’s car at Asda Queensferry yesterday while she was being distracted by another man. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The female shopper made her way back to her car after returning a shopping trolley, a male approached the woman asking where the nearest hospital was, as he was doing so another man climbed into the back of her car and lay down. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The woman’s friend who saw what was going on approached the man in the car telling him to get out, it’s believed they both ran off. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In incident happened close to the front doors at Asda around 4.40pm on Monday, police say the matter is being investigated. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In September, two thieves used distraction techniques to steal from shopper in the car park of Broughton Retail Park. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A woman was followed by what police describe as a ‘foreign male’ from the Tesco supermarket to Asda homestore. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

She was then followed back to her vehicle where a female suspect was waiting at her vehicle which was parked in the disabled bay. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The female suspect distracted the victim while the man stole  her bank card from her purse which was in the vehicle. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Image: panoramio / capchore ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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