Skid loader stolen in Pottawatomie County

By The Mercury

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a skid loader and trailer.

The victim reported that a 2005 Caterpillar 248B skid loader and a 2006 Redi Haul 18 foot bumper pull trailer had been stolen sometime between 10:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 10 a.m. Nov. 17.

The theft occurred at a residential construction site near Appleyard Road, west of Wamego.

The Cat skid loader had an enclosed cab, the seat was broken and a padlock was on the fuel tank.

The trailer is black in color, had two fold-up ramps and had a tandem axle.The right ramp support was bent and had stickers for United Rentals.

The trailer also had a Missouri License Tag.

Anyone with information on the theft can contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at 785-457-3353.

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