Lawn equipment stolen from local churches

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Over the past five months, lawn equipment has been stolen from 25 churches.

The most recent burglary occurred on August 15 at Lutheran Church of Our Saviour at 9601 Hull Street Road.

Police said theives cut or pried locks and hasps to gain entry to the exterior sheds at night.  More than $30,000 worth of lawn mowers, trimmers and blowers have been stolen since mid March.

Anyone with information about should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at (804) 748-1251 or Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660 or text the code tip699 with the tip and send to 274637 (CRIMES).

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