Bakersfield police give tips to prevent theft of holiday packages
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Police are warning people to be vigilant to avoid theft of their holiday packages.
"... this is prime season for package thieves," police posted on Facebook.
Police offered these theft-prevention tips:
- Request delivery alerts.
- Ask a neighbor to hold a package when you are not home.
- Do not report a stolen package on social media. Report it directly to police.
- Be vigilant and call your neighbor when you spot a package on their doorstep.
- Consider selecting your workplace or the store as an alternative pickup location.
- Require a signature for your delivered packages.