Deputies try to identify man caught on camera during lawnmower theft

Deputies try to identify man caught on camera during lawnmower theft

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Authorities are asking for help from the public in identifying a man seen by a security camera when five lawnmowers and a trailer were stolen from a business in Tangipahoa Parish.

Sheriff Daniel Edwards said the burglary happened at Star Equipment in Hammond on August 5 around 12:45 a.m. It is believed the suspects cut through the fence surrounding the area where the equipment was kept.

Investigators said the suspects stole five Kubota lawnmowers and a 20-foot trailer.

Anyone with information about the burglary or the man in the surveillance image is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245.

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