Over $100K in equipment stolen from Soldier Field, manager says

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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Equipment was stolen earlier this week at Soldier Field, home to the Chicago Bears.

A Soldier Field manager said someone stole equipment, including gators and lawn mowers, from a parking structure at the NFL stadium.

The estimated loss is over $100,000.

It happened sometime overnight on Wednesday.

Staff said the thieves tore down a security fence to drive the equipment out of the garage.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.