Another vehicle theft in Manhattan

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MANHATTAN (KSNT) – Another vehicle has been stolen in Manhattan after two were reported in one day the week before last. Officers with the Riley County Police Department are investigating the theft of a gray 2002 Ford Truck from the 3000 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard in Manhattan.

Twenty-three-year-old Michael Lauber told officers that his truck with Kansas license plates was stolen from his home. The truck has several decals on the back window including the Confederate flag, a buck, and a Dallas Cowboys star. The truck is valued at $7,500.

If you have any information on this crime, you’re asked to contact the Riley County Police Department. You can remain anonymous by contacting the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Reports can be made online at www.ManhattanRileyCountyCrimeStoppers.com or by phone at 785-539-7777.

Meanwhile, back on the 24th of July, police were investigating two vehicle thefts in Manhattan after reports were filed that morning and afternoon.

In the first case, police were searching for a white, 2014 Dodge Caravan stolen from the Stoneybrook Retirement Community. The facility on Little Kitten Avenue reported the theft around 7:50 Thursday morning. The van valued at $20,000 was parked at the business before it was discovered missing.

Later that afternoon around 1:30, 21-year-old Matthew Ferguson of Manhattan reported that his car was also missing. His black, 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix was taken from the 300 block of N. 15th Street. The car was valued at $2,000.

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