As temperatures continue to rise so will crime! With this spike, often times a predator will use very common distraction techniques when sizing up their prey.
These frequently include:
- - Insisting that they know you
- - Offer to help you with your belongings, in some cases insisting
- - Asking for any of the following:
o The time
If you encounter any of the above and have an odd gut feeling chances are it’s right! So trust it and be a hard target! Be alert and don’t be afraid to be rude. Rudeness often deters an attacker to seek easier prey. Always keep a safe distance from strangers, if possible, 12 feet or beyond.