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Avoid Becoming A Burglary Victim

We’ve seen an increase in car burglaries in Lake Worth Beach. Many of these burglaries could be avoided. Here’s how:
·        Do not leave valuables in plain view such as GPS devices, laptops, PDAs, cell phones and purses
·        Do not leave windows open
·        Do not leave doors unlocked
·        Do not leave the keys inside the vehicle
·        Do not leave out items with personal information
·        Do not move valuable items to the trunk while in public view

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Today is Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day! During this pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in our nation’s youth online activities. So as we move our lives more online, it’s important to be as safe as possible.
Here are some tips for Parents and youth:
#1: Make sure to have open communication with your children about content sharing, as soon as they have access to any technological device.
#2: DO NOT send, ask or share sexually explicit images/videos. Remember, once shared you no […]

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National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Today is the National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. In recognition of this important day, we support wearing blue and encouraging people to use the hashtag #WearblueDay. Victims of human trafficking are often hidden in plain sight. For help, call 1-888-373-7888.

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Scam Alert Warning

Scam Alert

If you get a call from “Amazon” claiming that a credit card was opened with your name and fraudulent purchases were made online, it’s a scam. The imposter will then transfer you to Deputy Soul from PBSO and even give you a fake badge number. Please don’t fall for it!
The imposter deputy demands the last four digits of your social security # stating that he needs to report this to the Department of Social Security and the Treasury Department […]

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Scam Alert - Imposter claiming to be Capt. Lawrence Poston from PBSO

Scam Alert

There is an imposter calling the community claiming to be Capt. Lawrence Poston from PBSO. This imposter is asking for money to avoid getting arrested and threatening to send a deputy to their residence if they don’t comply. To report scams, call 1-800-458-TIPS
 

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Scam Alert - Skimmer found on gas pump in Mangonia Park

Scam Alert

Attention! If you recently purchased gas from the Sunoco in the 1100 block of 45th Street in Mangonia Park, check your accounts and report unauthorized charges to your bank or credit card. A skimmer was located on pump 4. This skimmer is believed to have been connected for hours.

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Warning of a Graphic Video circulating

Graphic Video Warning

Parents, be aware. A graphic suicide video is surfacing on TikTok, Facebook, and other social media platforms
We urge you to please monitor children, especially teens’ using TikTok and other social media platforms following reports of an extremely graphic video of a live-streamed suicide​. “Trolls” have taken this footage and edited thumbnails of puppies and kittens to trick viewers to click on this video. Children and teens who have seen it report feeling traumatized and extremely distressed.
If you or anyone […]

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County allowing additional re-openings

More Re-Openings

Palm Beach County is reopening tanning, tattooing, and body piercing establishments with appropriate safety guidelines as outlined by the Florida Department of Health. These establishments are low risk with facial coverings, physical distancing, and enhanced cleaning protocols.

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