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      Thousands of dollars in medical equipment reported stolen

      Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars in medical equipment from a Marquette business.

      According to police, equipment worth several thousands of dollars was stolen from the Wright & Filippis location on Washington Street. Employees reported the items missing on April 3. Two 10' portable ramp systems, a set of hand rails referred to as monkey bars, and a 4x8' tri-fold accordion style rail were stolen.

      The equipment was stored outside of the building at the time of the theft, and employees say the items were last seen on April 2 at 5:30 p.m.

      If you have any information on this theft, please contact the Marquette City Police Department at (906) 228-0400.