DENVER, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – A suspect is being sought after a failed attempt to steal a Tractor Supply lawn mower this week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Deputies responded to calls Tuesday regarding a robbery around 10 p.m. at a Tractor Supply on Gilman Road in Denver.

Surveillance video showed a black pickup and a suspect pulling into the back parking lot and then cutting the wiring lock on a riding lawn mower, which tripped the alarm.

The suspect fled the scene leaving the mower behind, deputies said.