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SFPD warns of crimes during Chinese New Year

Thursday, January 20, 2011
SPDF went door to door on Thursday, warning merchants of crime during the upcoming Lunar New Year.

SPDF went door to door on Thursday, warning merchants of crime during the upcoming Lunar New Year. (KGO Photo)

San Francisco police went door to door on Thursday, warning merchants of crime during the upcoming Lunar New Year in parts of the Bayview District and Ingleside. Police officials passed out flyers to businesses along San Bruno Avenue.

They include information on how to avoid the most common types of crime during the Lunar New Year, which are robbery, burglary, extortion, home invasions, pick pocketing, fraud and money scams.

There are also details on what to do if there's an incident and how to communicate with police. The Lunar New Year begins Feb. 3 and it will be the year of the rabbit.

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