Akron police share list of holiday shopping safety tips - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Akron police share list of holiday shopping safety tips

Police said it is important to avoid wearing flashy jewelry while you are out. (Source Pixabay.com) Police said it is important to avoid wearing flashy jewelry while you are out. (Source Pixabay.com)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

The Akron Police Department has shared a list of safety tips while people shop during the holiday season.

Police said it is important to avoid wearing flashy jewelry while you are out.

Investigators said it is also a good idea to avoid carrying too many bags.

The APD said you should not leave valuables visible in the car.

Rest of the tips the police department shared:

  • Lock your car before shopping
  • Shop during the day
  • Shop with another person
  • Look inside your car before getting in your vehicle
  • Tell someone when you are going to go shopping
  • Use credit cards instead of cash
  • Listen to your instincts 
  • Park in well-lit parking spots
  • Keep your purse close to you
  • Lock all your car doors and trunk
  • Be aware of your surroundings

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