LENOIR – Police in Lenoir say they have found the backhoe that was reported taken from a construction site earlier this month.
The 1995 Caterpillar backhoe was found Monday off a road near Roberts Lane. It had been reported stolen Aug. 5, by employees of Sowers Construction in Mount Airy.
The backhoe had been parked near the U.S. 321-Norwood Street interchange construction site. The equipment was valued at $20,000, according to police.
Police say an investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 828-757-2100. Or information can be left with Crime Stoppers, 828-758-8300.
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