For the holiday season, Bristol Police have increased their patrols in “certain areas” to help detour incidents of robbery & theft. Some of the areas include convenience stores, shopping centers, and financial institutions.
Police are reminding shoppers with the following tips to help keep them safe during the holiday season: Stay alert when shopping. Pay attention to your surroundings, especially when walking to your car.
Keep your cash and credit cards out of sight. Be aware of strangers that approach you. Do not leave valuables unattended in shopping carts or vehicles. Park in well-lit area When using a ATM, choose a safe location. Report suspicious activity to law enforcement.