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 Monday, 15 October 2018
 
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Christmas crime prevention

 

 

Christmas Present

Presents

Keep presents out of sight – piles of gifts under the tree that are visible through a door or window are tempting to thieves. Don’t leave empty boxes outside – it advertises all the new goods you have. Be wary of anyone offering you high price goods at a cut down price. Your bargain could be someone else's Christmas present and handling stolen goods could carry a prison sentence.

Plan ahead

Make it look like someone is at home when you’re going out for the evening – leave lights on and close the curtains. If you’re going on holiday over the festive period, ask a friend, relative or neighbour to keep an eye on your house.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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