Burglary at Bowers Sales and Rentals

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.

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