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Authorities: Suspect posed as construction company employee, took $11,000 in equipment
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A suspect or suspects pretending to work for a construction company took $11,000 in equipment, according to authorities.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office investigators are asking for help in a case that started with a report filed Dec. 13 by a Cincinnati company to the Cincinnati Police Department.

The Sheriff’s Office said the suspect/suspects pretended to have construction company offices in Georgia and Ohio and placed an order for zero-turn mowers in Hall County.

“The order was billed to a third-party company in Cincinnati, and the suspect(s) picked up the mowers in person on Oct. 10, in Hall County,” according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call the investigator at 770-533-7683.