Winston County searching for lawn mower thief

Winston County law enforcement are looking for a thief and a stolen lawn mower.

Posted: May 18, 2018 10:52 AM
Updated: May 22, 2018 9:59 AM

NOXAPATER, Miss. (WTVA) - Winston County law enforcement are looking for a thief and a stolen lawn mower.

Winston County Sheriff Jason Pugh confirms the lawn mower was stolen on Tuesday, May 15 from Noxapater Attendance Center.

Surveillance video shows a white SUV pulling a trailer. Officers are looking for this vehicle.

UPDATE: Officers arrest suspect in Winston County lawnmower theft 

Pugh says the county has seen at least eight thefts, including multiple lawn mowers and four-wheelers. He says these thefts have taken place duringt he past three months.

He says there have also been thefts in surrounding counties. He estimates about $200,000 worth of items have been taken.

If you have any information, you're urged to contact at 662-773-5881.

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