Police seek tips on lawn trimmer theft at Wal-Mart

State College police are looking for information about a theft at the Benner Pike Wal-Mart on Monday, when a woman walked into the store, picked up several items from the pet section, and then headed to the lawn and garden department, where she selected a gas-powered lawn trimmer.

Police say she bypassed the cashier, exiting the store and leaving the property in a gold Chevrolet Silverado.

According to police, the woman had a male accomplice who drove a green Buick sedan.

The woman was described as a heavy-set brunette. Police say she was wearing a dark gray shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information should contact State College police by phone at 234-7150, by email at, or via anonymous tip at the borough’s website,