Police are warning shoppers to be vigilant with their purchases during the Christmas season.
Greg Pender / Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Police are warning shoppers to be vigilant during the Christmas shopping season.In a news release, Saskatoon police said shoppers should be aware of where they store their purchases while out shopping, noting its safer to lock items in the trunk of a vehicle or have them stored out of view of opportunistic thieves who may break a window to get them.Online shoppers should also be vigilant of their parcel deliveries. Recent mail thefts included a doorstep theft of medical packages that were essential for the health of a local two-year-old boy.Parcels arent the only thing to keep an eye on. Police arrested a 35-year-old man after he was seen breaking into mailboxes in an apartment building in the 1700 block of 22nd Street West just after midnight Thursday.After the man was detained at the scene, further investigation found him in possession of break and enter instruments as well as multiple IDs and credit cards that did not belong to him. He is charged with breaking and entering and possession of break-in tools.Anyone who observes suspicious activity this holiday season is asked to report it to police at 306-975-8300.