EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) —- According to the East Windsor Police Department, there are some key safety tips that consumers should follow to protect themselves against package theft.
On Wednesday, there was a reported package stolen from a person’s Wolcott Landing Apartment Complex doorstep. While this is the first reported incident in the Wolcott area, there have been a number of reported incidents around the state.
To protect yourself against package theft, here are some tips:
- List a delivery location where the package can be immediately picked up by a trusted person.
- Some work places will allow packages to be delivered to their address.
- Ask the shipping company to place your package in a hidden location outside of your home.
- You could also ask to pick up your package from your local package facility.
- Make sure to track you packages online and confirm that the package has been delivered.
If you have lost a package to package theft, please contact your local police department.