There’s been quite an unpleasant wave of theft going on in the last few days.
The thieves seem to be operating professionally. Please, stay alert while you’re at the library and keep an eye on your belongings. Do not leave your things behind your back so that you do not see them. Do not leave valuables in your pockets.
To prevent theft
- Never leave your belongings unattended.
- Secure your bag by placing its strap under your foot or around the foot of your chair.
- Immediately report to the library staff if you notice something suspicious.
If you’re a victim of theft
- tell the library staff and turvallisuusvalvomo [at] helsinki.fi
– provide an accurate description of the theft with the following details: 1) time and place, 2) description of the victim e.g. colour of clothing
3) what was stolen
- report the theft to the police.