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Springfield police search for men who tried to steal leaf blower

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The two men were caught on video surveillance as they attempted to steal a leaf blower. The two men were caught on video surveillance as they attempted to steal a leaf blower.
The man on the right begins to saw the wire securing the leaf blower. The man on the right begins to saw the wire securing the leaf blower.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Springfield police are investigating the attempted theft of a leaf blower that took place at the General Saw and Lawnmower store at 218 St. James Blvd.

Two men in their mid-20s entered the store April 8 about 10 a.m. and attempted to saw through the wire securing on a $500 leaf blower, according to Springfield police Sgt. John Delaney.

The owner caught the suspects in the act and the duo fled in a gray car with Connecticut plates, Delaney said.

The incident was caught on video surveillance and police are asking anyone with any information to contact Springfield police Detective Gifford Jenkins at 413-787-6355, or you can "Text-a-Tip," Delaney said.

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