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Decatur store hit by battery thieves

Decatur police are asking the public’s help in finding two people accused of stealing more than $500 worth of used vehicle batteries from the Decatur Walmart.

About 8:45 a.m. Nov. 27, two people in a Penske moving van entered the parking lot and drove toward a secured fence by the Walmart Tire and Lube Express area.

One of the thieves cut a lock off the fence door before entering the area and stealing about 50 used vehicle batteries, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Decatur Police Department Detective Division at 260-724-8646, Crime Stoppers at 260-692-2882. or submit a tip online at www.adamscountycrimestoppers.com.

jcrothers@jg.net

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