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Truck, trailer, lawn equipment stolen from Alexandria facility

Someone broke into an Alexandria govenment facility over the weekend, stealing a city truck, trailer and lawn equipment worth about $82,000, city police said Wednesday.

The theft also resulted in another $10,000 in damage, according to a press release.

A truck similar to the stolen one. (Alexandria Police)

Sometime between 3:30 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday, police said, a suspect or suspects broke into a facility in the 4200 block of Eisenhower Avenue.

The thieves scaled a fence and broke into a shed, according to police, loading a standup mower, five weed eaters, two backpack blowers, two string edgers and a chain saw onto a trailer hitched to a Ford F-450 Crew Cab truck.

The truck was then driven through a locked gate, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Detective Eric Rehberg at the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at (703) 838-4085 or the Crime Solvers tip line at (703) 838-4858.

-- David P. Marino-Nachison

By Washington Post Editors  |  May 12, 2010; 11:08 AM ET
Categories:  Alexandria , David P. Marino-Nachison  
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