Police search for thief who took $70K in bull semen from Minnesota farm

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LEROY, Minn. (KRON) — Police are searching for the thief that snatched $70,000 worth of bull semen from a farm in southern Minnesota. The theft happened sometime between April Fool’s day and Tuesday. 

A LeRoy man reported Tuesday that a storage canister with vials of bull semen was taken from his unlocked barn, said Mower County Sheriff Terese Amazi.

The man said the only time he and his hired hand were away from the farm was on Easter Sunday.

Tthe canister was worth about $500, and the vials of semen were worth from $300 to $1,500 apiece, according to report by the Austin Daily Herald.

Police have no suspects.

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