Free document-shredding event Tuesday

Learn about identity theft and shred documents for free at Carolina Place Mall in Pineville on Tuesday.

The event, which is being hosted by Shred-it Charlotte and the Pineville Police Department, takes place from 4-7 p.m. in the parking lot between Dillard's and Sears.

Police officers and Shred-it employees will accept personal documents to be destroyed in Shred-it's secure on-site mobile shredders. Materials to be shredded should be limited to three banker boxes per vehicle.

Pineville police will also distribute identity-theft brochures and answer questions.

To learn more about Shred-it, a document-destruction company founded in 1988, visit