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Wixom — A rare saw mill worth $40,000 was stolen in Wixom, and the city's police department is asking for help finding it.

According to a news release issued Thursday, a TimberKing saw mill with identification number 1602 was stolen from the area of Beck Road, north of Interstate 96. It is only one of 19 known saw mills of that type in Michigan, the department said.

The saw mill has an attached Dirty Hands 22-ton log splitter, valued at $1,000, police said. The owner is offering a $5,000 reward.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Wixom Police Department at (248) 624-6114 and ask for a detective.

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