Police: 35 shopping carts taken from Mercer County market

Monday, August 4, 2014

GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) - Police in Mercer County say they're looking for 35 shopping carts stolen about a week ago from a store in Grove City.

Police say the metal carts are decorated with the County Market store name on red plastic handles.

They're relatively new and worth about $135 apiece. The store normally has about 250 of them, and employees noticed that a few dozen seemed to be missing.

Their carts are now being chained up at night.Police estimate the theft occurred overnight sometime around July 25-27.

A check of local scrapyards hasn't produced any leads.

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