Exchanges Zones launched in an effort to make transactions safer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police announced all 14 designated Exchange Zone locations were launched on Friday.

CMPD partnered with QuikTrip to create the program in an effort to crack down on crime stemming from online transactions. The program was developed a few months after a beloved college baseball player was shot and killed in west Charlotte trying to buy a phone.

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Here's a list of the Exchange Zone locations:

127 E. Woodlawn Rd.
6721 Albemarle Rd.
7205 The Plaza
2326 Sandy Porter Rd.
11230 N. Tryon St.
7115 S. Blvd.
3025 Wilkinson Blvd.
116 Clanton Rd.
3206 Eastway Dr.
5209 Central Ave.
4937 Sunset Rd.
4200 Brookshire Blvd.
5708 N. Tryon St.
10910 Golf Links Dr.

CMPD reminded the community there is always a potential threat whenever you meet a stranger to conduct a financial transaction, regardless of the location.

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