Gahanna police told a Regents Road resident to consider purchasing child-safety locks after her two children were found running down the street, according to a report received at 12:48 p.m. Dec. 17.

The toddlers had just learned how to open doors and a door was left unsecured, reports said.

The children weren't injured and had been outside less than five minutes, according to the report. The mother was assembling a crib set at the time of the incident, the report said.

In other recent Gahanna police incident reports:

* Two six-packs of beer were reported stolen from an Agler Road business, according to a report received at 12:21 a.m. Dec. 21.

* A caller said someone was throwing rocks onto the freeway at Claycraft and Morrison roads, according to a report received at 7:04 p.m. Dec. 20. Officers checked the area but found nothing, reports said.

* Water fittings were reported stolen overnight at a Blatt Boulevard construction site, according to a report received at 9:28 a.m. Dec. 20.

* A marijuana cigarette and scale were found in a vehicle in a Stoneridge Lane parking lot, according to a report received at 7:21 p.m. Dec. 19.

* A dump trailer was reported stolen from a business on West Johnstown Road overnight, according to a report received at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 19.

* A business in the first block of North Stygler Road received counterfeit bills on the evening of Dec. 17, according to a report received at 11:10 a.m. Dec. 18. A $20 counterfeit bill was found the next morning by the general manager, who said it was received between Dec. 16 and 17, according to the report.

* Two packages of string cheese were stolen from a business on West Johnstown Road, according to a report received at 1:14 a.m. Dec. 18.

* An Imperial Drive resident reported someone scratched his vehicle overnight, according to a vandalism report received at 8:59 a.m. Dec. 16.

* Dogs were outside in a fenced area on Marjoram Drive and they had been barking, according to a complaint received at 6:19 a.m. Dec. 16. Police parked in front of the home with the vehicle turned off for several minutes, but no dogs were heard, the report said.