Police in Fort St. John searching for stolen skidsteer

A Caterpillar 257B Skidsteer, similar to the one stolen last week in Fort St. John. Flickr Creative Commons Photo.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St John RCMP are investigating the theft of construction equipment, including a $35,000 Skidsteer last week.

Sometime during the night on July 26th, a Caterpillar 257B Skidsteer was stolen from a construction site in the area of 81a St. and 83rd Ave. in Fort St John.

The Skidsteer is described as: Black and yellow in color, and has an open cab with attached bucket

If you have any information regarding this theft please contact the Fort St. John RCMP at 250-787-8100. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.