Use these tips to stay safe and scam-free on Black Friday

In a release sent Tuesday, police recommended keeping doors locked, keeping purchases out of sight when stored in vehicles and parking as close to shopping destinations as possible. Shoppers should also park in well lit areas at night, be aware of their surroundings and teach children to go to a store clerk or security guard if they get separated, according to police.

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