The theft of an Echo back-pack leaf blower was reported to police on Friday, March 22.

The event took place at approximately 10:30 a.m. while landscapers were working on an Old Farm Road property, said police. The leaf blower had been placed on the ground near the driveway, police said. One of the landscaping crew members observed a male wearing a black hat and brown hooded sweatshirt pick up the blower and then enter a gray or silver Dodge Caravan and drive off, according to the report.

The leaf blower is valued at $500, according to police.

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