CHATHAM-KENT -- Computers, tools and other items worth up to $40,000 were reported stolen from a small engine repair shop in Chatham-Kent.

Chatham-Kent police say the theft took place sometime between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning on Creek Road.

The items reported stolen include:

  • Computer with 15” screen
  • Computer with 17” screen
  • MSI Computer with GE62 Gaming Series
  • 32” flat screen Westinghouse Smart TV
  • 3 in 1 Titanium Welder 120/240 volt with two tanks – green in colour
  • Generator
  • Torque wrenches and air tools
  • Various other tools
  • Oakdale cigarettes and cash

The total value of the theft has been estimated at $30,000 - $40,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Jennifer Jacobson at or 519-436-6600 extension #87212. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.