Welllington County OPP are investigating the theft of a mini-excavator and trailer in Puslinch, which occurred overnight last Saturday.
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Investigators say someone went to a parking lot on Ellis Road around 3 a.m. and hitched the trailer, which was carrying the excavator, to a white pickup truck and drove off.
The value of the excavator and trailer is estimated at around $48,000.
Police say the suspect vehicle had amber identification/clearance lights and, possibly, a lifted suspension and oversized tires. The driver was described as a man with a slim build wearing a white sweater and dark pants.
Anyone with information on this is asked to contact Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.