Public urged to keep am eye on their neighbours

Donegal's Crime Prevention Officer has urged people to keep an eye on their neighbours in the run up to Christmas to help avoid crime.

There have been a number of reports of people, particularly the elderly, being targeted by callers to their homes pretending to offer a product or a service in an effort to gain entry to their homes.

Sergeant Paul Wallace says one of the best ways for to combat this type of crime is for members of the community to keep an eye on each other a report suspicious activity to the gardai: [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/paul.mp3[podcast]