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Thames Valley Police say over 40 crimes have been reported at the Reading Festival including being drunk and disorderly and drug possession. A number of people have also reported having possessions stolen from their tents.

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Festival goers warned after spate of thefts

Police say there have been a number of thefts from tents at the Reading Festival Credit: Pa

Festival goers are being warned to take care with their possessions after a spate of thefts. Police say 47 offences have been reported to them including a number of thefts from tents; drug possession and of people carrying a knife.

Police have advised people not to leave valuables in their tents and to make sure all their property is marked with their names. Festival goers are also advised not to leave anything in their cars and to leave their glove compartment empty and open.

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