LINCOLN–(KFOR Aug. 16)–This week’s Crime Stoppers update features an auto theft and an attempt to steal change from an apartment building laundry room.

Lincoln Police forensic video technician Becky Keller told Lincoln’s Morning News on KFOR Wednesday a work truck was stolen around 6:30am on July 26 from the area of 44th and Cornhusker, where the owner reported he left in the keys in the truck. Keller says when the man went back to get the truck it was gone.

This photo shows a man that rode up on a bike and put it in the back of a truck which he apparently stole early July 26, 2023 near 44th and Cornhusker. (Courtesy of Lincoln Police/Crime Stoppers)

Video from area businesses showed someone riding a bike up to the truck, throwing the bike into the truck’s bed and driving away. The truck was recovered but Keller says they are still trying to figure out the suspect’s identity.

Security photo of a suspect trying to get to coins inside laundry machines at an apartment building near 27th and “A” Street. The photo was captured August 4, 2023. (Courtesy of Lincoln Police/Crime Stoppers)

Meanwhile, on August 4 around 6:30am two people were seen on camera in the laundry room of an apartment building near 27th and “A” streets and used a bolt cutter to get into the laundry machines and take coins.

The locks were not breached and nothing was taken. Keller says police are wanting to find out the identity of those suspects.

Security photo of a suspect trying to get to coins inside laundry machines at an apartment building near 27th and “A” Street. The photo was captured August 4, 2023. (Courtesy of Lincoln Police/Crime Stoppers)

If you have information in any of these cases, call Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600 or visit lincolncrimestoppers.com.

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