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Woman arrested for theft of lawnmower

Published: Jun. 15, 2016 at 6:03 AM EDT
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One person has been arrested after a $10,000 lawnmower was stolen from London Farm Service, WYMT reports. Police are still searching for another.

According to WYMT, London Police responded to a call early Tuesday morning that a man and a woman were stealing a John Deere mower.

Police found the stolen mower parked on a trailer at a church nearby. The trailer was hooked to a truck with Indiana plates.

Police arrested 30-year-old Ashley N. Russel, of Indianapolis at the scene and stated that she had come to London with a 40-year-old man who had fled the scene, the station reports.

A key holder from the supply store confirmed the tractor belonged to London Farm Supply. The retail price of the mower is approximately $10,000.

According to WYMT, Russel was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking of farm equipment valued at $10,000 or more.

London Police are still searching for the man involved in the theft. Anyone with information is asked to contact the London Police Department at (606) 878-7004.