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Search On For Thieves Who Took Construction Vehicles From Brooklyn Site

Brooklyn Construction Vehicle Theft

A surveillance image of a person of interest in the theft of construction vehicles from a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn site on Tuesday, March 25. (Credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were asking the public Friday to help them find four or five persons of interest in the theft of a construction vehicle, a truck and a construction trailer from a Brooklyn site.

Around 8:30 p.m. this past Tuesday, the suspects broke the locks and the fence on a fenced-in lot at 420 Park Ave., in the northwest corner of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, police said.

They stole a 2005 JCB Excavator, Model JZ140; a 1986 Mack tractor, and a 1980 Rogers trailer, police said.

Brooklyn Construction Vehicle Theft

A JCB excavator stolen from a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn site on Tuesday, March 25. (Credit: NYPD)

The Mack tractor had New York license plates 26208ME with a Maja Construction logo on the driver’s side, and the Rogers trailer had New York license plates BE15142, police said.

Brooklyn Construction Vehicle Theft

A Mack tractor stolen from a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn site on Tuesday, March 25. (Credit: NYPD)

The vehicles have not been found.

Police identified one of the persons of interest as a white male about 40 years old, standing about 5 feet 10 inches tall and wearing a baseball hat. They identified another as a black male standing about 6 feet tall.

Police believe there are three more persons of interest, but have no information about them.

Video surveillance from a store across the street from the lot captured one of the suspects, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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