With the holiday season just around the corner, Ontario police are warning residents to be cautious when deliveries arrive at their front door. 

In a press release on Wednesday, OPP told Ontarians that they shouldn't be making contact with delivery drivers after a recent assault was reported. 

Instead, you should let the package be left outside of your home. 

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If you make any online purchases that would be delivered to your door, to let the delivery person leave it without making contact.    

OPP

The move comes after a reported assault happened in Oxford County on December 1 at around 1 p.m. 

According to police, a resident opened their door to someone who was holding a package after they heard a knock. 

The person then entered the home and had a brief conversation with the resident before assaulting them. 

However, no serious injuries were reported. 

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact officers at 1-888-310-1122. 

 
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