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Police investigating stolen check ring

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Toledo Police are investigating afterthey say someone has been going into mailboxes, taking checks, altering themand cashing them.

Police have a photo of a woman theybelieve may be one of several people involved in the stolen ring.

To protect your money, policerecommend never leaving checks in your mailbox. They also suggest writing on the checks with a gel pen.  Detectives say that makes it tougher for criminalsto alter them.

Until the woman and whomever she's working with are caught, people inone local neighborhood say they'll alsobe watching out for each other.

"Ifsomebody's inyour neighbor'smailbox that shouldn't bethere, know your neighbors.  Know whatthey drive," saidToledo resident Kitty Stackpoole.

If you have any information on who's responsible for the stolen checks,call Crimestopper at 419-255-1111.

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