VIDEO – Police Seek Scrap Metal Thieves

MILSTADT, IL (KTVI) – Police say they’re looking for a couple who showed up during closing hours and cleaned out metal bins.

The theft happened on November 24th at the Inland-Tech Electrical Engineering building in Milstadt.  Police say at around 10am a man  and woman in their 40`s drove up to the scrap bins and loaded up more than $1,000 worth of metal into their truck. Police say the truck is very distinctive with a blue streak of paint plastered right on the hood.

Police also say there has been an increase of metal thefts from local farms in the area. Inland Technologies says they have stepped up their security measures.  Police have also notified surrounding departments.

The two people in the video can face felony theft charges. If you know anything call police.