Two lawn mowers stolen from Southern University
BATON ROUGE – Two riding lawnmowers were stolen from Southern University recently and officials say they cost $10,000 each.
However, university officials are not saying much about about the stolen mowers.
The director of the facility where the mowers were taken from says the chancellor of the university told him he could not talk to WBRZ News 2 on camera about the thefts.
The university released a statement about the missing mowers.
Statement on theft of lawn equipment
"According to a May 31, 2016, SU Police incident report, a University Police officer was dispatched to the Physical Plant to receive a report of a pair of lawn mower thefts. University Police are currently investigating the theft of two zero-turn riding lawn mowers that were stolen from a fenced-in area along Mills Avenue."
According to university police, the case is actively being investigated, but no arrests have been made and there is no word on any possible suspects who took off with the high-end, grass cutting machines.