Police ask for help after theft

Police are asking the public for help in recovering a heat pump and air conditioner unit reported missing from a construction site east of Seymour.

RE/MAX Professionals, a real estate agency in Seymour, reported the theft of a Tempstar heating and cooling unit valued at more than $5,000 at 5:06 p.m. Wednesday in the 3500 block of Regents Drive.

Police suspect the unit was taken within the past two weeks.

The unit had been installed at a new home nearing completion, according to a news release from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department.

Reserve officer Brad Barker was the responding officer, and Detective Bob Lucas, a crime scene investigator, assisted.

Anyone with information about the theft can call the sheriff’s department at 812-358-2141.