MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in southeastern Minnesota are looking for at least one suspect after an excavator was recently stolen.
Police say sometime between last Thursday and Friday, a 1991 Kubato KX91-2 excavator with the serial number 12491 was stolen from Center Auto Sales in Dodge Center. Authorities say it’s been valued at $14,000. Also stolen was a homemade black 20-foot trailer with a wood deck and new tongue jack. The trailer has two back ramps that lift into the trailer, which is valued at $2,000.
Authorities say the excavator has a broken engine guard, no doors and an aftermarket hydraulic thumb attachment. It had been chained to the trailer when it stolen.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office at (507) 635-6200.