Almost $60,000 in equipment stolen from Lincoln construction site

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A big piece of equipment was reported missing from a Lincoln construction site Monday morning.

Lincoln Police say officers were informed of a theft at a construction site near 56th and O Streets just before 10 a.m.

A job site supervisor said a John Deere excavator had been taken over the weekend. The excavator was valued at $50,000.

A Kent concrete breaker attachment, valued at $9,750, had also been taken, according to the supervisor.

Police are investigating, and they encourage anyone with information to contact the department at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 502-475-3600.

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