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18 Dec 2019 | 07:55 AM UTC

Kuwait: US Embassy issues security warning December 16

The US Embassy in Kuwait issues warning regarding false police officers December 16; vigilance advised



On Monday, December 16, the US Embassy in Kuwait has issued a warning regarding individuals making false claims of being police officers. Past incidents have resulted in robberies after perpetrators show a false police identification or wallet. They did not wear police uniforms in any reported incident thus far.


Individuals in Kuwait are advised to be aware of their surroundings, use caution, report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, and follow instructions issued by local authorities.