RILEY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a pair of vehicle thefts in Manhattan.
Just before 7p.m. Jan. 14, officers filed a report for theft in the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Road in Manhattan, according to the Riley County Police Department activity report.
A 20-year-old man reported an unknown suspect stole his brown 2007 Chevrolet Silverado. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $6,500.
Just after 3:30a.m. Jan. 16, officers filed a report for theft, criminal damage to property, and burglary in the 1500 block of College Avenue in Manhattan. A 19-year-old man reported an unknown suspect stole his white 2002 Chevrolet 1500 truck.
The truck was later recovered with a damaged window and steering column, and a Taurus 9mm handgun stolen from it.
The estimated total loss associated with this case is still being determined at this time.
Anyone with information on these cases should contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.