Police department asks criminals to hold off because of heat

Police department asks criminals to hold off because of heat

In light of a heat wave gripping much of the country, a Massachusetts police department coyly asked criminals to curb their behavior until it cools down. (Photo: pixel2013/Pixabay)

BRAINTREE, Mass. — One police department says it is just too hot to battle crime, asking "anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold off until Monday."

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The department, in the tongue-in-cheek post, asks people to instead, "stay home, blast the AC, binge Stranger Things season 3," among other things. But they ask, "please no spoiler alerts. We're just finishing season 2."