(This is not the actual mower stolen but is a representation of the make, model and body style)
(Walhalla, SC)--------------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help today in regards to a theft of a lawn mower from the Seneca Home Depot location.
The Sheriff’s Office is also seeking the public’s help in regards to identifying a white van and a white male in relation to the incident.
A deputy from the Uniform Patrol Bureau responded to the store location, on Sandifer Boulevard near Seneca, on Monday morning of last week. The deputy met with an employee of the store, who stated that a white male had stolen a Cub Cadet Electric Riding Lawn Mower that was located on the outside of the store. The lawnmower has a 42’ deck and a lithium ion battery. The mower is valued at approximately $4,599.00.
The white male was wearing a black/blue hoodie with a blue stripe on his arm. A white van was seen in the parking lot of Home Depot and then went to another location on Sandifer Boulevard. The employees of the store believe that the lawn mower may have been loaded into the van.
Based on evidence that has been gathered, it is believed that the lawn mower was stolen sometime between 4:40am and 4:45am last Monday. The investigation has been turned over to the Criminal Investigations Bureau.
If you have any information on the theft of a Cub Cadet Electric Riding Lawn Mower that was stolen last Monday morning from the Home Depot in Seneca, or if you were traveling in the area of the store last Monday morning between 4:40am and 4:45am, you are asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Bureau of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office at 864-718-1052.
If you would like to remain anonymous, you can leave a tip with Crimestoppers online at www.oconeesccrimestoppers.com or via the free P3 app that you can download on your smart phone. If you tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.