Thieves Stole $15,000 Worth of Equipment From New Haven Park

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    It happened overnight at East Shore Park in New Haven. (Published Thursday, July 31, 2014)

    New Haven police are investigating after someone broke into a maintenance shed at East Shore Park and stole around $15,000 worth of equipment.

    Police said the security fence at the park at Woodward Avenue and Tuttle Street was cut and the building lock was compromised.

    A Torro Workman, which is a small utility vehicle, a 52-inch walk-behind lawn mower and other maintenance tools were stolen, police said.

    The estimated value of the stolen items is around $15,000.

    Detectives from the department's Bureau of Identification are investigating.

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