The Ross County Sheriff's Office said there was an increased number of car break-ins reported in the Kingston area last month.
Reports of break-ins were taken in the 8000 block of State Route 159, Fox Hill Drive, Red Bud Lane, Snyder Road, and the 9000 block of Dry Run Road.
Residents in the area are being asked to remove valuables from their vehicles and keep their doors locked.
Extra patrols are being conducted in the area, according to the sheriff's department.
Residents are encouraged to report any suspicious activity to the Ross County Sheriff's at 740-773-1185.
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