Crime prevention tips for Black Friday shoppers

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — Headed out shopping for Black Friday? Police want to remind shoppers there are things they can do to make sure they don’t get taken advantage of during the shopping rush.

  • Park your vehicle in well-lit areas
  • Keep your vehicle doors locked
  • Do not leave valuable items visible in your vehicle
  • Place items in your trunk if possible
  • Do not leave bags or merchandise unattended
  • Carry your purse close to your body
  • Keep your wallet in your front pants pocket
  • Be mindful of those around you when presenting a credit card, check or personal information to a store clerk.
  • Save all receipts and payment verifications to match up with bank statements

Shoppers should also report any suspicious activity to police.

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