CATCH-A-CROOK: Couple steals lawn equipment from neighborhood near McBride Elementary
Greene County detectives say the woman and man left the victim’s home on a motorcycle.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -
Greene County detectives are investigating the theft of lawn equipment from a southwest Springfield neighborhood. The crime happened on August 4 in the 33-hundred block of West Van Owen Street. A homeowner’s security camera captured video of a woman and man walking into the backyard between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m.
The victim told deputies the thieves removed a screen from a shed in the backyard and stole a miter saw, weed eater and solar lights with a total value of more than $350. Investigators found evidence the couple siphoned gas from a fuel container in the shed.
They left the property on a small motorcycle and appeared to be pulling a wagon or some type of cart behind the motorcycle. If you recognize the couple or have any information, call the Greene County Tip Line at 417-829-6230.
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