Manchester, NH Police Release Video of Porch Pirate
Manchester Police released home surveillance video of a woman removing a package from a porch on Friday morning.
The video shows the woman with a distinctive walk walking up the driveway to the porch. She bends over to retrieve a large package and then carries it back down the driveway before making a left turn. Police said she walked to a black sedan parked nearby and drove off.
Her face is covered by an N95 mask, and she's wearing a large winter jacket with the hood pulled up, maroon pants, and rings on her fingers.
Anyone with information about the theft should call Manchester Police at 603-668-8711 or the Manchester Crimeline at 603-624-4040.
According to a survey of 1,000 Americans by SafeWise in December, around 210 million package were stolen after delivery in 2021.
Stopping Porch Pirates
Consumer Reports offers suggestions on preventing packages from being stolen.
- Consider Granting Inside Access
- Verify that the package was delivered.
- Check your security cameras.
- Give the Delivery Service Special Instructions
- Use a Package Delivery Box or an Amazon Hub Pickup Location
- Keep Tabs on Your Packages by Signing Up for Alerts
- Require a Signature