Some tools and other items used in a home remodel are stolen from a break-in in rural Saline County.
Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan says that someone kicked in a backdoor on a residence at 629 N. Tressin Rd. between 5 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and stole numerous items.
The home is currently vacant, but the owner, 70-year-old Scott Pugh, Salina, is remodeling the home and had several tools inside.
Stolen is an unknown make jigsaw, a Craftsman reciprocating saw, a Craftsman shop vac, an unknown make of a pedestal fan, Craftsman chainsaw and six boxes of Monroe Park vinyl flooring.
Also stolen is miscellaneous hand tools.
Total loss is $1,500.