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Raleigh police seek man in connection with leaf blower thefts

Posted October 6, 2013

Raleigh police are asking for the public's help to find a man wanted in connection with two unsolved burglaries.

Two people reported leaf blowers being stolen July 18 from open garages on Mountain Ash Court and approximately 15 miles away on Crisfield Court.

Investigators released a photo from a security camera of a light-skinned, bald man wearing an unbuttoned plaid shirt, black T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone who might be able to identify him or has any information that could help investigators identify the man is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357.

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  • RaleighGirl79 Oct 7, 2013

    Out of all the crimes that take place day in and day out in Raleigh, why is someone stealing 2 leaf blowers front page news??

  • Six String Oct 7, 2013

    "Can I get him to come steal my annoying neighbor's leaf blowers? They have no lives other than chasing leaves across their yards all day, every day."

    I'd like a piece of that action. I'll throw in my neighbor's mower also, he cuts his yard twice a week.

  • VickLo Oct 7, 2013

    Should be easy to spot this guy dressed like that!

  • Rebelyell55 Oct 7, 2013

    Maybe the first one didn't work?

  • whatsupwiththat Oct 7, 2013

    This story really blows.

  • beaupeep Oct 7, 2013

    Could you post a smaller picture? That one almost shows some facial features.

  • Fx432 Oct 7, 2013

    Can I get him to come steal my annoying neighbor's leaf blowers? They have no lives other than chasing leaves across their yards all day, every day.