Don’t Let Thieves Steal your Holiday Joy

Agassiz, Boston Bar, Chilliwack, Hope

2017-12-13 10:26 PST

File # Christmas Safety

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As residents in the Upper Fraser Valley are preparing to give at Christmas RCMP remind everyone to protect your property from being stolen. The holiday season can be a time of year which offers thieves greater opportunity to target shoppers and home owners as they purchase gifts for family and friends.

Officers will be patrolling during the season; however, neighbours watching out for their neighbours and reporting suspicious activity to police is a powerful means to keep our communities safe - not only at Christmas, but throughout the entire year, said Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD.

Here are some other helpful tips to protect your property and reduce crime in our community;

For those planning to travel over the Christmas Season;

For more tips to help keep your property from theft we invite everyone to visit our RCMP website or, our partners at ICBC.

RCMP remind everyone who witnesses anything they believe to be suspicious in nature to contact their local police or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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Released by

Cpl. Mike Rail

Media Liaison Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
46326 Airport Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 1A5
Office: 604-702-4017
Fax: 604-702-4045


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