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National Mobile Phone Safety Awareness Day

Thursday 20th March 2014: Keep your phone safe

Reduce the risk of mobile phone theft by following these simple tips:

Keep a record of your IMEI number

To find your IMEI number type *#06# into you phone and the IMEI number will be displayed.

Register your mobile phone for FREE at:

· This helps police to identify you as the owner and return the handset if lost or stolen.

· Use a pin number to lock your phone.

· Don’t leave your phone on tables in pubs, clubs or restaurants.

· Don’t walk and text at the same time, you will be less aware of what is happening around you.

· Keep calls in public places as brief as possible, the longer you talk, the more likely you are to be spotted by a potential thief.

· Be aware of your surroundings and stay alert to what’s going on around you.

· Don’t make your mobile phone a moving target. Don’t tempt mobile phone thieves; be aware when making a call.

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