MAXATAWNY TWP., Pa. — The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of equipment from a business in Berks County.
The theft happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday at Bowers Sales and Rentals in Maxatawny Township, police said.
PSP troopers who responded to the store after a burglar alarm went off found the front window of the business broken and some outdoor power equipment gone.
Chainsaws, a pressure washer, weed eaters, leaf blowers and more were stolen. The total value of the equipment taken is about $8,500, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 610-562-6885. Tips can also be given to Crime Alert Berks County by texting 847411, starting the message with keyword alertberks, or by calling 877-373-9913.