88th Precinct Safety Tip Of The Week: Avoiding Theft

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After a recent spike in robberies and car break-ins, the 88th Precinct has sent out a crime prevention tip for locals:

Keep all handbags, laptops and valuable property with you at all times or properly secure them in a locked cabinet or safe. In the event you observe a suspicious person, unusual activity or discover the taking of your property, it is important that you notify the NYPD immediately by calling 911 without delay.

For additional information, call the 88th Precinct Crime Prevention Office at (718) 636-7373.