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Tampa police reminds of cellphone safety in video

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - Tampa Police Department reminds everybody to be more cautious with their smartphones on the TPD's Facebook page. Officers release a cellphone safety video featuring a canine criminal.

The video shows how easy and quickly it is to grab a cellphone that is left unattended on a park bench or even in an unlocked car.

"The Tampa Police Department is taking extra reports these days on cell phone thefts," TPD officers said on its YouTube channel. "Many of which could be avoided."

Officers recommend to treat your cellphone like your wallet and never leave it unattended. It is helpful to install a tracking app. If the phone is stolen, you shouldn't disconnect the service until you talk to police, according to TPD.

Officers also reminded to give your dogs plenty of treats.

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