Police searching for yard tool thief
BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help finding the person who stole lawn tools from a Baton Rouge apartment recently.
Detectives said the afternoon of Sept. 24 someone in a black pickup drove into the Cedar Wood Apartments on Cedarcrest Drive and stole two weed eaters and an edger from a utility trailer parked there.
Police said the person cut the padlocks off the utility trailer before stealing the appliances.
Investigators said the thief's truck appeared to be a dark-colored GMC Sierra with chrome wheels, chrome bed rails and a dark-colored bed cover.
Anyone with information about the people associated with that pickup or about the theft should call the BRPD Burglary Division at (225) 389-3824.