'˜Spate of pickpocketing' at Glorious Goodwood

Pickpockets targeted race-goers at Glorious Goodwood, with seven incidents reported to police within around a two hours period on one afternoon.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 12:26 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:08 pm
Racing at Goodwood

Sussex Police said there had been ‘no other significant incidents of disorder or crime’ during the four-day horse racing festival, now called the Qatar Goodwood Festival, which ran from July 26-30.

However on the Saturday, seven people reported having possessions, mainly wallets, stolen from them, a police spokesman said.

He added that a ‘number of people were ejected by event security personnel for various reasons over the period of the festival’.

Anyone with information is asked to email [email protected] or call 101.

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