Parks and rec truck recovered

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – Police say they have no suspects in the theft of a city-owned truck yesterday afternoon.

Lt. Jim Southworth with the Eau Claire Police Department says it was reported around 1:30 p.m. or 2 p.m. Wednesday. A worker had left the truck about 100-200 feet away in Wilson Park. The worker eventually looked back to find that the truck was gone.

Police found the truck in a parking lot that’s owned by Banbury Place, just south of the Elbow Room bar around 2 a.m. Thursday. Nothing was missing from the truck, which wasn’t damaged. Officers say they do not know how many people may have been involved. There are no arrests in the case.
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – A missing City of Eau Claire truck has been recovered near a bar.

On Thursday morning, the city posted to its Facebook page that a Parks and Rec truck had been taken at Wilson Park on Wednesday while two workers were mowing grass in the area. It went on to say that the Eau Claire Police Department recovered the truck this morning at the Elbow Room Bar, which is on Wisconsin Street.

The message did not specify who may have taken it or what condition it was in when it was recovered.


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