Crime Prevention Advice: Doorstep theft

Crime Prevention advice from Essex Police

Thefts from a doorstep are when a parcel that has been delivered to your home or business address is stolen from where it was left by the delivery driver.This is a growing trend across the country, as thieves take advantage of the opportunity to steal unattended parcels.

Reduce the risk of becoming a victim of doorstep theft by tracking your parcel to ensure you or someone else is at home for the delivery.

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