HOUSTON - A small-business owner is out nearly $12,000.
The man, whose also an Army veteran, told Local 2 that he was ripped off by battery-stealing thieves.
Deputies said the thieves took 70 batteries from 30 buses, costing Jack Hays more than $8,500 to replace those batteries and another $3,500 to repair the damages.
Hays, 60, told Local 2 that he didn't make a claim because he would likely lose his insurance coverage.
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