Garda Síochána Donegal have encouraged shoppers to ‘Park Smart’ and ‘Shop Smart’ this Christmas by not leaving valuable gifts in their car.
The warning comes to avoid any thefts happening during the Christmas period while shopping for gifts.
Garda McGreal from the Community Policing Unit in Buncrana spoke to a number Christmas shoppers in the Carndonagh area today and she advised them in relation to car security.
The points made by the Garda are as follows:
Always double check that your vehicle is locked and that the windows are fully closed.
Try to park in well lit/secure areas.
Please do not leave any valuables such as cash, jewellery or expensive gifts in your vehicle.
Report any thefts or suspicious activity to Gardaí as soon as possible.