September 20, 2007
Crime prevention tips via bluetooth
Shoppers in Seaham and Peterlee will be among the first in the UK to benefit from text messages aimed at beating crime, according to the Sunderland Echo.
"Durham Police will send text messages warning people about the dangers of leaving valuables on show in cars, urge shoppers to ensure their purse or wallet is kept safe and appeal for help to find missing people.
A sending device would be activated in the town centres to send messages to all mobile phones with Bluetooth technology within 10 metres."
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