Be aware and polite

2016-12-15 06:01

It is holiday season and the South African Police Service (SAPS) would like to remind the public to remain vigilant.

“Be aware of your surroundings at all times in order to avoid becoming a victim of crime, which, unfortunately, tends to spike during this time of the year,” said police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart.

History has shown that during the festive period people tend to be complacent and at times oblivious to their surroundings, resulting in their becoming victims of crime.

Since money is the primary motivation for most crimes do not carry large amount of money with you.

Roadusers are urged to follow the triple “P” approach of being prepared, patient and polite.

SAPS is committed to ensure that everyone in Uitenhage enjoys a peaceful festive season.

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