TWO men were arrested on suspicion of stealing from handbags.
The men, aged 28 and 23, were arrested on New Street for “purse-dipping”.
The two men were cautioned and released following their arrests on Wednesday.
Police have stepped up their high-visibility patrols.
Insp Adrian Waugh said: “I’m urging people to be more vigilant in the town centre.
“People need to be aware of their purse or handbag at all times.”