DICKENSON COUNTY, VA -

Authorities in Southwest Virginia are asking for assistance in putting a stop to a string of break-ins in Dickenson County.

After speaking with investigators the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Department says they are seeing a rise in home break-ins in the Haysi area. In the past three weeks there have been a confirmed five to six burglaries, but are unsure if the same person is responsible.

If a person has any information on the break-ins they are asked to call the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office at 276-926-1600.