Police: Break down holiday gift boxes to prevent thieves

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

KANKAKEE COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- Officials are reminding the public not to advertise their new gifts to thieves.

The Kankakee County Sheriff's Department Tweeted out a photo with a tip on how to keep their home and new holiday gifts safe.

On the left you can clearly see what you'd find inside one residence-a new television, a new computer and a stereo system.

The sheriff is urging people to break down their boxes like in the picture on the right.