During the first weekend of ACL 2018, the Austin Police Department (APD) received over twenty reports of thefts at the festival. A majority of these were handled as “thefts from person” cases, commonly referred to as pick pocketing. In almost all of the cases, the item stolen was a cell phone.
The Austin Police Department encourages festivalgoers to do the following:
- Pay attention to your surroundings, especially in crowds
- Keep your phone and ID/…