Police receiving calls on stolen packages

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Charlottesville Police Department says it is receiving numerous reports regarding stolen packages.

According to a tweet, there have bee more than a dozen calls of packages being stolen in the University of Virginia area.

Police urge anyone who is expecting a delivery, and who will not be home when the package is expected to arrive, to contact their carrier for other delivery options.

If a package is stolen, the resident should report it to their local law enforcement agency, which for Charlottesville residents can be done by calling (434) 970-3280.

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