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Posted on: November 27, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Don't let a Grinch ruin your Holiday Shopping!

The Grinch

Shopping Online:
- If you are not sure if you will be home when your packages are delivered, consider an alternate delivery location such as a family member or friend’s residence.
 - Some stores offer "ship to the store" as a delivery option or email/text notifications when your packages are delivered.
 - Amazon offers a secured locker service at different areas around Cornelius, Lake Norman and Charlotte.

Shopping In Stores:
 - While checking out at the store, keep other shopping bags and your valuables visible. Do not leave a purse or wallet sitting in a shopping cart.
 - Do not leave packages or anything of value visible inside your vehicle.
 - Be aware of your surroundings when walking to your vehicle and have your keys in your hand. If you are shopping at night, always park in a well-lit area and try not to go alone.

If you are a victim of a crime, be sure to file a report with your local law enforcement agency as soon as possible.

Wishing everyone a safe & happy holiday season!

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