SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — Authorities are investigating several car break-ins reported early Friday morning throughout Scotland and Marlboro counties.

Areas in Scotland County affected by the break-ins include the Quail Ridge and Leisure Living areas, Highway 79 near Gibson and the Calhoun Road area. The thieves also hit the Random Woods area in Laurinburg and Bennettsville in Marlboro County, according to authorities.

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office said the suspects were able to get into vehicles with unlocked doors and encouraged everyone to lock their cars at night.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, Laurinburg police, the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office, Bennettsville police or McColl police.