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Police urge public to watch their surroundings

Belleville Police Service [1]By Amanda Lorbetski [2]

BELLEVILLE – A string of suspicious-persons incidents has Belleville Police [3] urging the public to exercise caution while out and about in the city [4].

Police are investigating three occasions where women were followed by men driving suspicious vehicles. The incidents took place between March 4 and 11 [5].

The latest one involved a woman who was driving and noticed she was being followed by a man in a newer-model Dodge Caravan [6].

All residents should be aware of their surroundings while driving and walking on city streets, said Det.-Sgt. Jeremy Ashley.

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Under the Highway Traffic Act [8], it is legal for drivers to call 911 on their phone while behind the wheel, he added.

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Related:

Distracted driving concerns Loyalist students [10]

Trucking industry reacts to television-watching trucker [11]

Mock accident on campus sends a dramatic message to students [12]

Eastern Ontario cell phone service improving [13]

OPP commissioner asks drivers to take it slow on wintry roads [14]

 

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