A truck parked overnight at a petrol station at Pahamrioh, Ri-Bhoi, was stolen in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Elisha Maring, the driver, parked the empty 16-tyre truck (NL 01 AG 1112) on the premises of the petrol station at around 8:20pm after securing permission of staff. Maring said in his complaint to police that he had not been feeling well, prompting him to stop the truck. He informed the truck owner also and departed.
According to CCTV footage installed at the petrol pump, it was discovered that the theft occurred a few hours later at around 12:15am.
The police are appealing to the public for any information that may assist in locating the stolen truck and identifying the perpetrators involved.