Ontario Police Investigate Theft of 8-Ton Excavator

Police in Ontario, Canada, are seeking the public’s help in investigating the theft of an excavator valued at CAD$200,000 (USD$161,650) that took place in Orangeville between Sunday, April 25, and Monday, April 26.

Surveillance footage from Sunday released by the Ontario Provincial Police’s Central Region department shows the suspect vehicle transporting the stolen yellow 2020 Caterpillar 310-07 on Brenda Boulevard in Orangeville.

The suspect(s) had loaded the eight-ton excavator from an Orangeville plaza parking lot onto a transport truck with a white cab, the police wrote in a caption. There was no suspect information available at the time of writing. Credit: Ontario Provincial Police, Central Region via Storyful