1,300 gallons of diesel stolen in Minnehaha County

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities say more than 1,300 gallons of diesel fuel have been stolen in northeast Minnehaha County.

The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Department says reports indicate the fuel was taken from farm machinery or fuel storage tanks.

Authorities say they believe the suspects are using some type of mechanical pump to siphon the fuel into a store tank on their vehicle.

The sheriff’s department is asking residents to contact authorities should they have any information regarding the thefts.