Man sought in failed riding mower theft in Fort Payne

Man sought in failed riding mower theft in Fort Payne

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WAFF) - DeKalb County deputies are searching for this person of interest.

Deputies say a man tried to steal a riding mower in Fort Payne, but it didn’t work.

It happened at about 5:30 a.m. Sept. 9. Deputies say he tried to cut the fence at Ag-Pro to make an opening, but he couldn’t get the mower out.

Video posted on the department’s Facebook page shows him riding the mower across the yard.

We’d like to ask for the public’s help to identify the individual in the video. The man attempted to steal a lawnmower from AgPro in Fort Payne on Monday, Sep. 9th around 5:30 am. He tried to cut the fence, but couldn’t get the mower out. If you have any information, please contact Investigator Wesley Greeson at (256)304-0458.

Posted by DeKalb County Sheriff's Office on Monday, September 16, 2019

If you know anything about this attempted theft, contact deputies at 256-304-0458.

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