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Snow plowPolice are asking the public's help to identify the person in this photo. (Photo from Kansas City, Kan., Police Department)
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Snow plowPolice are asking the public's help to find trucks with snow plowing equipment attached. (Photo from Kansas City, Kan., Police Department)
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Snow plowItems on the truck include a Salt Dogg salt spreader.
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Snow plowPolice asked the public's help to find trucks with snow plowing equipment. (Photo from Kansas City, Kan., Police Department)
Kansas City, Kan., police are requesting assistance in a case involving snow plowing equipment.
According to a police spokesman, a man seen in a photo dropped off a white 2003 Ford F-250 pickup truck and red 2001 Ford F-250 pickup truck on Dec. 26 at the American Equipment Co., 3250 Harvester Road, Kansas City, Kan. The man identified himself as "John James," police said.
Police said the man had new snow plow blades and tailgate salt spreaders, valued at $17,878.84 installed on them.
The next day, around 4:35 p.m., someone called American Equipment Co. to check on the status of the trucks and within 15 minutes, returned to the business and took possession of them without paying for the equipment or services rendered, according to police.
Anyone with information about the identity of the man in the photo or the location of the two pickup trucks is asked to call the police department at 913-573-6020 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.