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Call (801) 799-3000 if you recognize the suspect

SALT LAKE CITY—The Salt Lake City Police Department is requesting the community’s help to identify a vehicle believed to have been involved in the theft of parts of the Hoberman Arch.

At 1:22 p.m. Saturday, December 6, 2014, a man in a white pick-up stole several large metal pieces from the Salt Lake City impound lot, 2150 W. 500 S.  The metal is part of the Hoberman Arch — once the centerpiece of the 2002 Winter Games Medals Plaza — which was being stored at the lot.

Detectives believe the truck in the video (above) was used to haul away pieces of the metal sculpture.  The suspect vehicle was last seen headed westbound on 500 South, driven by a female white adult wearing a red sweatshirt. A witness described the man as a white adult, 30 years old, wearing a plaid shirt and a black beanie.

SLCPD is requesting that anyone in the area at the time or who knows anything about this incident contact police to help identify and locate the suspect in this case.

To share information about this or other criminal activity with the Salt Lake City Police Department, please call (801) 799-3000. To remain anonymous, text the keyword TIPSLCPD plus any relevant information to 274637. Reference: case #14-212512.


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