Police: Carelessness, social media invite ‘spring break-ins’ – FOX5 Vegas – KVVU

Police: Carelessness, social media invite ‘spring break-ins’ – FOX5 Vegas – KVVU.

Spring break is right around the corner, and while you’re packing the necessities for your trip, you need to take preventative measures at home.

Police say that vacations provide bandits with the perfect opportunity to break into your home, and social media often provides the key.

“On social media these days, everybody is telling you what they want to do, what they’re doing right now. Remember, your friend’s friend is not necessarily your friend,” said Officer Larry Hadfield with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Hadfield said advertising when you’re going to be away on vacation makes things all too easy for crooks.

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