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Monday, November 20 News

Two leaf blowers stolen in a week

DARIEN — A second leaf blower was recently stolen in Darien. Police said both thefts involved an unmarked white van at the crime scene.

On May 9 around 8 a.m., the owner of Mama Carmela’s Deli reported a $640 Red Max backpack leaf blower was stolen from the back of a work truck parked at the store. A white van with no markings, driven by a Hispanic man, was seen leaving the scene shortly after the theft. There is no video surveillance of the lot.

On May 2, a similar white Ford van was seen at 590 Post Road where another backpack blower was taken.

Police investigating both incidents.

ekayata@hearstmediact.com; @erin_kayata

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