Scrap metal thieves hit south Toledo catering company in broad daylight

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - Thieves werecaught on camera stealing from a local barbecue catering company.

ToledoPolice are looking for the suspects seen stealing about $1,600 worth of metalfrom We Are Ribs on Wenz Road on September 26.

Securitycameras caught a dark-colored pickup truck pulling up to the catering buildingaround 3:30 p.m. Two suspects went behind the building and took an airconditioning unit, siding, and even a freezer – all in broad daylight.

"Theywere just too bold," said We Are Ribs owner James McDay. "I just couldn'tbelieve it. I mean, in broad daylight, someone would come over here and startripping off people's buildings."

McDaysays he caters for Mud Hens and Walleye games. He now has to replace everythingthat was stolen. He's hoping police find the thieves before they do the samething to someone else.

"Anythingthat was metal and laying around, they picked it up," he said. "They don'tcare, they want it for scrap. That's all they want to do, take it off and gosell it."

Anyonewith information that could help police find the suspects should call CrimeStopper at 419-255-1111.

See thesurveillance video shared by police here.

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