Pickup truck tailgates thefts are on the rise in Carroll County, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Deputies have responded to four separate incidents of tailgates being stolen from Ford F-250 or F-350 trucks in the county.
Officials encourage residents to be alert and report any suspicious activity around locations where pickup trucks are parked.
— Carroll Co. Sheriff (@CCSheriffMD) March 2, 2017
Residents are asked to park their vehicles in well lit areas and secure vehicles either in a garage or with the tailgate parked close to a building.
Call the Carroll County Sheriff’s office at 410-386-5900 with any related tips.