Stay Safe While Shopping This Holiday Season

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The Holiday Shopping Season is just getting underway and the Topeka Police Department is offering tips to keep you safe.

*Avoid carrying large amounts of cast.
*Place your wallet inside your front pocket.
*Stay alert to what's going on around you.
*Carry a small purse and keep it close to your body.
*Keep a record of your credit card purchases.
*Confront strangers if you feel they are approaching you, don't ignore them.
*Have the keys or the fob to your car in hand in preparation to quickly gain access to it.
*Never leave your vehicle running without you in it.
*Place your packages in your trunk prior to reaching your next shopping destination.
*Keep the interior of your car cleared of temptations.