Kingsport police looking for chainsaw thief

The suspect strolled in and out in 23 seconds

Kingsport police are searching for a suspect who strolled into an equipment business earlier this month and walked out with a chainsaw.

The department reported Thursday that the crime occurred Feb. 11 at around 11 a.m. at Cox Tractor on North John B. Dennis Highway.

Video surveillance captured inside the store show the suspect coming into the store and then leaving with a  Stihl chainsaw valued at $1,100 in under 30 seconds.

Anyone with information on the suspect can contact K.P.D. Criminal Investigations (423) 229-9429 or Central Dispatch at (423) 246-9111.

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