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3 LaGrange teens charged in theft of John Deere vehicle from baseball field

An image of a John Deere Gator similar to the one that was stolen. (Source: Johne Deere official website) An image of a John Deere Gator similar to the one that was stolen. (Source: Johne Deere official website)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Three teens have been charged in a theft from the LaGrange College Baseball Field on Saturday.

According to the LaGrange Police Department, Troup County 911 dispatch received a complaint from a witness saying that two to three teens were stealing property from the baseball facility at 425 Forrest Avenue in LaGrange, GA. Police responded around 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. 

The stolen property was identified as a John Deere Gator, which is a utility tractor used by the college valued at $1,000. Police said it was taken from the baseball facility.

After an investigation, LaGrange police say three male suspects, including two 14 year-olds and a 13 year-old, all admitted to stealing it. The teens have been charged with burglary and theft by receiving stolen property. 

The theft is still under investigation. If you have any additional information about the incident, you are asked to call the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2614.

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