Gas meter, other equipment damaged by would-be thieves

The Kern County Sheriff's Rural Crimes Investigation Unit is looking for suspects in the vandalism of oilfield equipment north of Taft
Unknown suspects damaged a Barton Recorder Gas Meter, a Lufkin/Sam Well Manager Rod Pump Control and a safety gate surrounding this equipment in an attempt to steal the property.
This equipment is located on oil field property near Highway 119 and Midway Road.
Please contact Detective Robert Winn @ (661) 392-4370 if you have any information regarding this incident.
Refer to case #SR11-22148.