$70,000 worth of fence sections and posts stolen from industrial plant in Ascension Parish _lowres

Photo provided by Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office -- The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for someone who took $70,000 worth of metal fencing from a chemical plants lay down yard.

Ascension Parish sheriff’s deputies are looking for the person or people who stole more than $70,000 worth of metal fence sections and posts from a local chemical plant’s laydown yard over a month’s time, Sheriff Jeff Wiley said.

Approximately 12 pallets of more than 160 sections of new, black metal fencing, measuring 8 feet by 8 feet, along with several posts measuring 11 feet tall, were stolen between June 2 and July 8, Wiley said in a news release.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-4636, text 847411 or call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.