The Perth County OPP is investigating after a generator was stolen in Perth East. It went missing from in front of a shop Monday morning on Line 83.

Police say the owner had been running the generator throughout the night because of the power outage. He checked it at 5:00am but when he came to check it again at 8:00am it was gone.

The generator is a blue Miller Trailblazer which has been attached to a small trailer. Its estimated value is about $10,000.

If you know anything about this theft you’re asked to call the Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 393-6123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).