Ashburn police look for man caught on camera stealing semi-batteries

Ashburn Stolen Batteries

ASHBURN, GA (WALB) - The owner of a trucking company speaks out after a man was caught on camera stealing from them.

Ashburn police said the man was caught stealing from Shorty Hughes Trucking around 1 a.m. Thursday.

Investigators said he drove off with 13 semi truck batteries. Officials said the suspect was readying the batteries before driving his vehicle around to each semi.

“No one’s recognized him yet, we do not know him. But we’ve helped people we don’t know before," said Debbie Hughes, vice president. “So if this was you know, for, money to feed his family he definitely could’ve asked.”

If you can identify the suspect contact Ashburn police at (229) 567-2323.

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