Man tries to steal saw from Albany Chain Gang

Man tries to steal saw from Albany Chain Gang
This man tried to steal a pole saw from the Albany Chain Gang Saturday.

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Chain Gang said they are grateful to the Albany Police Department for responding so quickly when a man tried to steal their equipment Saturday.

Surveillance video shows a man standing in front of a home where the organization was helping clean up storm debris.

Chain gang members told WALB he ran away with one of their pole saws.

While calling the police, members of the group chased him and were able to retrieve the saw, but couldn't catch the person in time.

The Chain Gang said they gave a description to the authorities and hope they will be able to catch him soon.

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