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A lot of us don't think about it but rural areas in and around the Foothills are actually prime targets for thieves.

Claresholm RCMP Constable Clayton Seguin says farmers and people living in isolated areas need to take a lot of same precautions those who live in town's a city's take.

He says it's a good idea to make sure your lock your doors at night.

Lock up your valuables.

And to not leave keys in vehicles.

Two men were arrested recently after a rash of robberies in Southern Alberta.