Police seek man who stole power tools, equipment in Oley Twp.

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Published on October 18, 2018 -
Police seek man who stole power tools, equipment in Oley Twp.
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Police seek man who stole power tools, equipment in Oley Twp.

Released photos of a man they say broke into a roofing company over the weekend and stole thousands of dollars worth of power tools.

Wfmz's katiera winfrey is live at central berks regional police headquarters with the latest.

Central berks regional police released surveillance images of a man and his truck.

The owner of the business says although insurance will cover the loss... he wants the person responsible off the streets before he targets someone else.

>>>reporter: it's a brazen burglary if you ask kerwin mast of mast roofing and construction in oley township.

He says just before sunset sunday a man driving this silver nissan frontier with a dent on the driver side broke into his business.

>>>kerwin mast/ business owner "be on the look out for people just trying to get a freebie."

>>>reporter: he says the man cut the gas tank lock and stole roughly 25 gallons of gas, and that's not all.

>>>kerwin mast/ business owner "he just took thousands of dollars worth of stuff any kind of power tool you can imagine he took."

>>>reporter: central berks regional police released these surveillance images of the guy they say they're after.

The company released video of the man... >>>det.

Sgt deron manndel/central berks police "he was definitlely by himself.

It was a it's hard to tell in the pictures because he was there for quite a while."

>>>reporter: in the same general area of the township, police also got reports of attempted thefts of ladder stands and even an attempted theft of a golf cart.

>>>det.

Sgt deron manndel/centram berks police "that was reported and handled by our patrol officers bu thte golf cart was recovered at the end of the farmers property but there's nothing to say that it's all related.

>>>reporter: mast says he's stepped up security, and he's also already forgiven the man who did it.

>>>kerwin mast/ business owner "if this happens to police say they are working with the business owner to get serial numbers for the stolen items. live in mount penn, katiera winfrey, 69 news.

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