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Opelika Police Department offers tips for safe Black Friday shopping

Holiday shopping bags.
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Published: Nov. 25, 2021 at 5:44 PM EST
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OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Many Opelika residents will most likely check out Tiger Town for their Black Friday shopping.

Opelika Police Department says every year they see an influx of people coming to Opelika for holiday shopping and want to make sure everyone stays safe.

That’s why OPD posted these safe, simple tips on Facebook to avoid accidents.

Such as:

  • Be aware of you surroundings.
  • Always secure your vehicle.
  • Watch for other cars - especially when backing out in parking lots
  • Carry your purse or wallet close to you
  • Avoid carrying large amounts of cash

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