Teenager’s garden treatment firm out of business after robbers steal machines

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. – A Richmond Heights teen’s garden mowing equipment—which he utilized for his small landscaping business—is absent and he’s inquiring the public for their assist.

“My first response was that I was just in so significantly shock and tremendous offended and pissed off due to the fact I have labored so hard,” reported Wilson Stahl, owner of Lawn Barbers STL. The burglars noticed the trailer all-around 4:15 a.m. Sunday early morning, bought the machines, and came back to steal every little thing.

“The coupler was locked there was a major lock on it. And they backed their truck up, took the straps, and strapped it around the bumper and just pulled away,” Stahl explained.

The intruders are caught on not a single but three different protection cameras.

Both equally men’s faces can be noticed and Wilson is hoping that will assist find out who did this.

“Just like that, it took about 5 minutes for them to just do it,” said Stahl.

Stahl and his brother started off Garden Barbers STL a couple of many years again. As the small business grew, they purchased their now stolen equipment.

“I place so substantially exertion into it and so several times I just sweat and worked so difficult for,” Stahl explained. “And I don’t if they understood it or were being just horrible people today, possibly a minimal bit of equally, and they just took that all absent from me.”

The a single silver lining is that numerous of Stahl’s neighbors have attained out to donate and assist. It’s anything a great deal appreciated by the teenager now out of business.

Stahl is offering a $100 reward that leads him to the person accountable.

Any person with info on the thieves or the stolen products is inspired to call the Richmond Heights Law enforcement Office at 314-655-3630.