Loss prevention officers managed to pry the chainsaw away from this would be Paul Bunyan, but then he fled the store.

Saturday afternoon around 3:40pm, Police were called to the Kennewick Home Depot store for a report of a would-be thief.

This guy pictured is accused of trying to slip out with an expensive chain saw, but an alert worker noticed he hadn't gone through the checkout.  He stopped him and took the item, but not before the guy fled. Especially due to the cost of the item, police are searching for him.

Anyone who knows anything or know this guy is urged to call (509)-628-0333. All leads can be confidential.  If he didn't have the cash, he could have maybe afforded an axe?