The Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from criminal activity until the weather cools down, amid a massive heat wave is gripping half of the country — of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory.
In a Facebook post published on Friday, the department said, “Folks. Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold off until Monday.”
Calling the temperatures — which in Braintree up to 97 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday with high humidity — “straight up hot as soccer balls out there,” the police department said, “Conducting criminal activity, in this extreme heat is next level henchmen status, and also very dangerous.”
The National Weather Service warned that in Massachusetts there would be “Dangerous heat and humidity through the weekend. The worst of the heat will be from late in the morning through the mid evening hours on both days.”
“The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure,” NWS warned.
Instead of committing crimes in the heat, the Braintree Police Department suggests residents, “stay home, blast the AC, binge ‘Stranger Things’ season 3, play with the face app, practice karate in your basement.”
But please not spoilers, the police department hasn’t finished season 2.