Thieves stole the batteries from 18 trucks parked at the AIM Leasing lot at 25 Dingens St., Buffalo Police said Saturday.

Someone cut a hole in a fence to enter the lot, then made off with the batteries, worth about $8,800, sometime between 1:30 a.m. Friday and 5:30 a.m. Saturday, police said. The missing batteries are Navastar and Interstate name brands, officers said.