Keep new gadgets received at Christmas out of sight to avoid becoming victims of street crime January 3rd, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments People asked to keep new gadgets received at Christmas out of sight to avoid becoming victims of street crime Young people are being urged to keep new gadgets received at Christmas out of sight to avoid becoming victims of street crime. January is a peak time for robberies as people step out with valuable new gifts such as smartphones and tablet computers, and young people are the most likely victims. Police are advising them to leave valuables at home or to keep them out of sight when they are walking down the street, on public transport, or at school. People are advised to regester their valuables for free at www.immobilise.com, as doing so increases the chances of lost or stolen items being returned. people can also download GPS-enabled applications (apps) on their smartphones and tablets, as the technology allows owners to track devices if they are lost or stolen, and can be used to lock them or delete sensitive data remotely.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!