Pickpocketing spree may be London crime group

Pickpocketing incidents in the town centre trebled in March. Picture: Oli Poole
Pickpocketing incidents in the town centre trebled in March. Picture: Oli Poole

A wave of pickpocketing in Worthing has police wondering if a crime group has moved to the area from London.

Pickpocket thefts more than trebled in March, including one in which a vulnerable man was targeted in Poundland.