Over the holiday season, especially today, police are reminding shoppers to protect themselves from thieves.

Huntsville OPP is passing along tips to the last minute shoppers today to protect themselves from having a safe and happy holiday season. When it comes to using bank machines, prevent trying to use them after hours, have a look around of your surroundings.

Another tip is to always park vehicles in a well-lit area and have your key ready when getting back in it. For a full list of safety tips, head to the OPP’s website.