BELLEVILLE, Il (KMOV.com) -- Belleville Police are looking for a thief who is stealing lawn mowers from garages.
Police say the burglar has hit several homes in the city’s west end.
They say he’s targeted both locked and unlocked garage doors.
Police say they came close to catching the bandit at the Fairmont City flea market but he got away.
Homeowners are being advised to keep garage and shed doors locked.