Nearly $25,000 worth of locksmith tools stolen from van, Lincoln Police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Several locksmith tools were stolen from a work van over the holiday weekend in east Lincoln, police say.

On Tuesday, a 47-year-old victim reported that someone had broken into his work van by smashing the driver’s side window.

The van, which was parked near North 44th and O streets, had been broken into sometime between Saturday and Monday, police say.

Police estimate that $24,900 worth of equipment – including power tools, key programmers and key readers – were taken from the van.

Those responsible also caused around $200 in damage to the van, police say.

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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