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Robbery Advice from Reddit Users Who Used to Be Burglars

It’s pretty terrifying to think a burglar can break into your home at any given moment. Most people assume that it will never happen to them, but the truth is, it could happen to anyone. That’s why it’s important to keep your doors locked and your valuables hidden. Thankfully, you don’t have to worry. In one Reddit thread, 45 burglars or ex-burglars spilled their tricks and taught us how to avoid getting robbed.


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From what you post on social media to where you keep your jewelry, many things may make you an easy target for a burglar. Some of these tips are so helpful, the only people who would know them are the burglars themselves. Even though we see them as criminals, thieves are regular people like you and me. Here are some of the best tips to avoid being robbed, straight from the burglar’s mouth!