$4,000 in fuel stolen from north Lincoln land development, police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Police are now investigating after $4,000 worth of fuel was stolen from a land development project.

Around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, a contractor working on the project, which is located on Alvo Road from 14th to 27th Streets, reported the theft.

The contractor told police that someone had taken fuel from their earth-moving equipment and a tanker truck sometime over the weekend.

On Saturday, the tanker had been filled with 1,000 gallons of off-road diesel, which is fuel commonly used in construction equipment, police say.

About 100 gallons of diesel and $200 worth of hand tools were stolen from the work site, according to police.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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