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.