Thefts of holiday packages reported in Columbus

Columbus police are looking for your help solving the theft of shipped packages off of the front porches of residents.

Sgt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the department, said that there have several reported thefts of packages.

To protect your packages, Harris suggested that you track the shipments electronically and make sure someone is home when packages are due to be delivered. He also urges you to be on the lookout for any suspicious people or activity in your neighborhood.

If you have any information on the package thefts, you can call the Columbus Police Department at 812-376-2600. Tips and information can be left anonymously.