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HOME DELIVERY SERVICES Feb 20

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PRP - SAFETY TIPS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO PROVIDE HOME DELIVERY SERVICES

 

 

Investigators at Peel Regional Police recognize that individuals involved in the home delivery of food and products can potentially become the victims of a robbery. As a result, police are offering tips to help minimize the risk of being robbed while making a delivery.                            

 

Police urge individuals making deliveries;

 

  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times;
  • Do not venture into unlit alleyways;
  • If you are suspicious of any delivery, have your dispatcher call the customer back and ask for more details;
  • If you are confronted and a demand is made for your money, your best defence is to comply with the demand. The money can be replaced, your life cannot;
  • These suspects are desperate people. Drugs and alcohol are often factors in the robberies.   If a weapon is indicated, but not seen , assume a weapon exists and act accordingly;
  • Do not resist or argue; and
  • After the robber has left, immediately call the police by dialing 9-1-1.

 

For more crime prevention information, please visit our website at www.peelpolice.ca and click on “Crime Prevention”. You can also contact Sergeant B. Rutz or Constable C. Christidis at 905-453-2121, ext. 4020 or 4017 for additional crime prevention strategies.

 

Anyone with information regarding any crime is urged to contact Peel Regional Police at 905-453-3311. People can also leave anonymous tips by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave a tip at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca

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