v Be crime conscious – be aware of crime opportunities at all times.
v Be aware of your surroundings and the people around you.
v Know all emergency numbers.
v Trust your instinct.
v Avoid talking to strangers.
v Avoid going onto a congested street where you cannot even walk properly, that is where you will find criminals pick pocketing.
v Avoid displaying valuables where criminals can see them.
v Walk in well-lit busy streets and in a group, if possible.
v Keep your cellular phone away from the public eye.
v Never leave your bag or purse in your trolley, however well hidden by goods.
v Never leave your bag or wallet unattended on a shop counter – not even momentarily. Remember, that is when thieves pounce.
v Beware of pickpockets and never keep your wallet in your back pocket.
v Hold your bag tightly.
SAPS EMERGENCY LINE : 10111 OR SAPS CRIME STOP : 08600 10111