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Two Spokane families dealing with trailer thefts

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Two families on opposite sides of town area dealing with the exact same, devastating crime. Thieves stole trailers filled with tools used to support both of the victim's children.

"It wasn't a toy," said victim Travis Rice. "It what was what I used to feed everyone."

Rice is sick to his stomach. His trailer was stolen in the Five Mile neighborhood.

"We have to find a way to get it to stop," he said.

South Spokane father Alex Filipenko And his wife Luda agree. They too had a trailer stolen. They estimate their loss at more than $20,000. It was taken Sunday night, just feet from their front door.

"It makes it personal you know, especially when they come to your house," It's scary."

Both families are clinging to hope the right person will see this and do the honorable thing.

Luda has this message for the thief.

"You took this stuff from our family, from our children," she said.

If you have any information, you are urged to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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