Police offer tips to help keep holiday shoppers safe

<p>With the hustle and bustle that comes with holiday shopping, it&rsquo;s important to keep safety in mind, especially on Black Friday.&nbsp;</p>

News 12 Staff

Nov 24, 2017, 10:24 PM

Updated 2,367 days ago

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With the hustle and bustle that comes with holiday shopping, it’s important to keep safety in mind, especially on Black Friday.
News 12’s Lauren Fabrizi spoke with police officials about the safety precautions shoppers should take during this time of year.
Some of the shopping tips customers should consider include:
  • Do not keep purses in shopping carts
  • Do not leave shopping bags unattended
  • Do not carry an excessive amount of cash
  • Be aware of those around you
  • Load items into your car quickly 
Officials say they encourage concerned shoppers not to hesitate to call the police if needed. 


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