Police issue pub theft warning after drinkers targeted in Kensal Rise and Kilburn

Light-fingered crooks strike in Chamberlayne Road and Kilburn High Road

Pub revellers are being warned to be on their guard after thieves targeted two drinkers on Friday night.

A man had his phone stolen while he was in Maggies in Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise, at around 7.05pm.

Hours later a thief dipped into a woman’s bag while she enjoyed a night out at the North London Tavern in Kilburn High Road, at around 10.30pm.

It is not known if the two incidents are connected.