Seaside city revealed as smartphone theft hot spot

Hannah Ricci

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As you tweet, text or surf on your smartphone in public have you ever stopped to think who could be eyeing up your gadget?

Mobile phone theft is one of the most reported crimes in the country, with Brighton, Manchester, Leicester and London among the most common hot spots. So how can you protect your handset from thieves?%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%