Gwinnett auto thieves favor Ford F-250 pickups

Gwinnett Ford F-250 owners beware — thieves are targeting your truck.

At least eight F-250 pickups have been stolen from hotel parking lots all over the county, Cpl. Jake Smith of Gwinnett police said.

“Most of the thefts targeted construction workers from out of the area,” Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It is likely this series extends into other metro Atlanta jurisdictions.

“Very few of these vehicles have been recovered.”

Police ask anyone with information on these crimes to call detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS or visit www.crimestoppersatlanta.org. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a reward of up to $2000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.

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