Deputies urge caution during the season to steal

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is offering tips to shoppers this holiday season. Deputies warn, keep track of your credit cards, hold onto receipts when you make purchases and don't walk anywhere with excess amounts of cash.

Deputies also warn that when walking to your car, don't have more than you can carry, always have your keys in hand and stay in well lit areas.

If you see something suspicious, call the Sheriff's Office immediately at 706-821-1000