Pricey construction equipment stolen while security camera watched

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) -- An expensive piece of construction equipment has been stolen and the theft was caught on security camera.

It happened near Highway 50 and I-80 in Sarpy County.

At 6 p.m. on a Monday night a white SUV pulling a rental trailer stopped along a lot belonging to the Ditch Witch Corporation.

A suspect cut a hole in the fence. He then somehow started a machine called a Skid Steer and steered it toward the opening where it was loaded into the trailer.

The piece of equipment is valued at $30,000.

If you have any information on this theft call the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office.