BARTON COUNTY, Kan. -

Authorities in Barton County are looking for a vandal who released dozens of barrels of oil from a stock tank.

It happened in the 800 block of Southwest 10 Road between the hours of 1 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Brian Bellendir, Barton County Sheriff, said someone opened the valves on an oil lease stock tank, causing the release of approximately 188 barrels of oil.

Loss is expected to be $12,000.

Anyone with information in the crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 620-793-1300 or 1-888-305-1300. Tips leading to an arrest could be rewarded for the information.