Police urge holiday shoppers to take precautions

Police urge holiday shoppers to take precautions

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With the holiday season upon us, authorities are warning shoppers and merchants to take precautions against thieves.

Atlanta police say more officers will be on patrol around the city.

Authorities remind people not to leave anything of value visible in their car. They also remind shoppers not to leave items in the backseat of their vehicles.  Police also remind women to hang on to their purses in stores and in restaurants.

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