Roebuck hosting free document shredding event Oct. 29

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21 – State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., invites west Philadelphia residents to a free document shredding event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29 at his district office, 4712 Baltimore Ave.

"This will help people to protect themselves from identity theft by safely disposing of unneeded documents that contain personal information, such as Social Security numbers, bank or credit card account numbers, credit card applications, canceled or unused checks, insurance and income tax records and pension information," Roebuck said.

"Please do not bring digital or electronic media, such as computer discs, CDs or DVDs," Roebuck added.

For more information, please call Roebuck's office at 215-724-2227.