Over $19K in supplies reported stolen from utility truck

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say nearly $20,000 worth of mechanical jumpers were stolen off a utility truck while the vehicle was parked in a secured lot earlier this week.

Walterboro Public Safety were called out to SCE&G on Jeffries Hwy. in Walterboro on Monday around 7:40 a.m. in response to a theft.

Officers say 39 mechanical jumpers of different gauges were stolen off a contractor's truck that was parked in a fenced in area at the SCE&G lot. The jumpers are valued at $19,500.

According to a report, the suspect(s) used bolt cutters to cut the chain link fence surrounding the lot.

The bolt cutters were recovered at the scene, and will be dusted for fingerprints.

If you have any information on this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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