Police say thieves will look for easy targets, such as people who shop alone.
Make sure to be aware of your surroundings.
Park as close to the building as possible and make sure not to fumble around once you’re at your vehicle.
Police say it’s better to keep items in your trunk where they can’t be seen, then in the back seat where they could be a target.
NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology.
In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she’s not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.