Propane Bulk Truck is Stolen, Emptied, Abandoned

The stolen truck was caught on a gas station surveillance tape. (image:

Texas police are looking for a man who stole a propane bulk truck at the end of March, emptied out the fuel, and ditched it east of Dallas. The suspect was last seen wearing camouflage pants and a dark T-shirt, according to a local TV report.

Sometime between March 26 and 27, an unidentified male broke into Independent Propane in the city of Marshall in East Texas, absconding with a white 2004 bulk truck valued at $100,000. The truck was later recovered in Kaufman County, emptied of its propane, with its fuel meter and rear valves damaged, according to another local TV report.

The thief is believed to have made a pit stop at a gas station, where he was caught by caught by surveillance cameras.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact the Marshall police at (903) 935-4540.

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