TIPS: Ex-burglar shares 15 tips on how to avoid being robbed

TIPS: Ex-burglar shares 15 tips on how to avoid being robbed

Any notes are always more than welcome, especially with early warnings about potential festive season crimes.

Ex-burglars share tips on how to avoid robbery
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With the festive season right around the corner, we have already received a few warnings that crime rates could be going up.

As more people leave their houses vacant and more out-of-towners flood into different cities and towns across the country, making them easier targets than the locals, one should try to be as prepared as one can during this time.

Enter this very helpful, and quite insightful Reddit thread.

The r/AskReddit thread is home to many interesting questions and answers which is clear to see with the following:

But the "former criminals", and other willing parties, didn't just stick to the original question. They provided some other insights as well.

Here are some of the best, and most helpful responses:

And finally...

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