Security Notice June 2017

Recent police and media reports indicate a rise in reported crimes in the residential neighborhoods of Punta Carretas, Pocitos, and Carrasco.  The majority of the incidents are property crimes; however some armed robberies and carjackings have been reported.

U.S. citizens are reminded to exercise caution:

  • Do not keep valuables on car seats or in clear view.
  • Avoid being boxed in in traffic by leaving space between your vehicle and vehicle in front of you.
  • Be vigilant when entering or exiting your vehicle and residential gate.
  • Pay particular attention to suspicious persons on motorcycles that may be loitering or circling the area.
  • Report suspicious persons, vehicles, or activities your local police sectional.
  • If confronted by an armed or unarmed robber, hand over your personal belongings without resisting.

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