PERRY — Five riding lawn mowers valued at $45,000 were stolen Monday morning from a Perry business, police said.
The Kubota lawn mowers were stolen between 1 and 6 a.m. from Walker Rhodes Tractor Company at 912 Jernigan St., said Perry police Capt. Heath Dykes.
The thefts were discovered after a Walker Rhodes flat-bed delivery truck was found abandoned Monday morning at Overhead Door in Macon, Dykes said.
A window of the truck was busted and the ignition had been hot-wired, he said.The thieves apparently used the truck to steal the lawn mowers, Dykes said.
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Anyone with information related to the stolen lawn mowers is asked to contact Perry police Lt. Ken Ezell at 988-2826.