Police are asking Richland residents to lock their doors and vehicles after a spike in break-ins recently.
Since the start of February, there have been 11 residential break-ins where people left their doors open or unlocked, police said. Multiple electronics have been taken during the burglaries.
In central Richland, several unlocked vehicles have been prowled and items stolen, police said.
Richland police are asking citizens to call 911 if any suspicious people or vehicles are in their neighborhoods. The dispatch center can be reached at 509-628-0333.