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Police Warn of Thefts of Property

The Alexandria Police Department has recently seen an increase in reports of items stolen from purses while victims were shopping at grocery stores. There have been at least six incidents since December.

These and all personal theft cases may be prevented by utilizing simple tips regarding your personal belongs:

• Do not leave your purse or wallet unattended in your grocery cart while shopping.
• Keep your purse closed.
• Carry only items that are needed.
• Take only the credit cards or cash you plan to use.

The Alexandria Police Department has released a flier with tips for shoppers and it is available for download here.

Please call 703.746.4444 to report a theft of belongings to the Alexandria Police Department.