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Indiana State Police searching for man who stole from INDOT facility in Indianapolis

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Posted at 5:51 PM, Oct 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-22 17:51:07-04

INDIANAPOLIS — State police detectives are looking for a man who stole a license plate, tools, and other items from an Indiana Department of Transportation facility in Indianapolis.

On Oct. 16, a man climbed a fence at the facility, at 120 Shortridge Road, stole a blue license plate, number 60077 off an INDOT truck and put it on a white single-cab Ford pick up truck, Indiana State Police Sgt. John Perrine said in a press release.

The pick-up truck, seen in the photos below, had an emergency light mounted on the roof, Perrine said.

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Indiana State Police detectives are looking for a suspect who stole a license plate and tools from an INDOT facility on Friday, October 16, 2020, and Sunday, October 18, 2020. Anyone with information on the suspect or incidents is asked to call detectives.
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Indiana State Police detectives are looking for a suspect who stole a license plate and tools from an INDOT facility on Friday, October 16, 2020, and Sunday, October 18, 2020. Anyone with information on the suspect or incidents is asked to call detectives.

On Sunday, a man, believed to be the same suspect, stole more tools from the facility, Perrine said. He was wearing a yellow reflective vest, hard hat, and was driving the same pick-up truck.

Anyone with information on the suspect or incident is asked to call state police at 317-899-8577.