TULSA, Oklahoma –
A Tulsa non-revenue has suffered a set-back after $15,000 value of instruments have been stolen this week. The Automotive Care Clinic close to Pine and Lewis, fixes automobiles for low-revenue households.

Lonnie Vaughn is the chief director and found the break-in on Tuesday morning.

“The alarm had been dismantled, it was off,” Vaughn stated.

Behind the storage, 4 of his software bins have been also empty.

“One of the packing containers is gone now, and each considered one of these have been utterly emptied out,” he stated.

The thief or thieves additionally stole an HVAC unit.

“It is a strange feeling if you’re standing there on a Tuesday morning with automobiles you’re able to restore and get out and convey the subsequent ones in and you haven’t any tools,” he stated.

Vaughn says the theft has delayed their work in serving to families, but they have been capable of borrow some instruments from buddies.

He says it might take awhile though, to get utterly again to regular.

“We’re limping, but we’re still in operation,” stated Vaughn.

Vaughn stated they do not have cameras, but they’re working with police to attempt to catch the thief.

In the meantime, he says they will continue to offer again they usually haven’t any plans on stopping.

“I am a man of religion,” he stated. “That is here the place we belong, and that is right here the place we’ll keep.”