CLEVELAND - To help reduce the risk of identity theft, you can have sensitive documents shredded for free in Cleveland and Avon this week.
The United States Postal Inspection Service is providing the free service on Tuesday in Cleveland and Thursday in Avon as part of National Consumer Protection Week.
Cleveland's shredding event will take place March 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the main post office parking lot, 2400 Orange Ave.
On Thursday, the Avon Post Office will host the free shredding event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Avon Post Office is located at 36545 Detroit Ave.
"Have your confidential information, personal files and household records destroyed free of charge during our document shredding events,” said postal inspector Terrance Sullivan.
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