ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the theft of approximately $50,000 worth of motor vehicle parts stolen from a hire truck at the Formule 1 Hotel car park overnight in Watson.
The property stolen includes Billet brand shifters manufactured in Melbourne by Billet Products Australia which were due to be sold at this years Summernats car festival.
The shifters have been described as being of aluminum construction and red, orange and blue in colour. Photographs of the Billet shifters have been attached.
Due to the quantity of property stolen from the truck, it is believed a similar sized vehicle would have been required to move the items.
AFP Forensic Services attended and analysed the scene.
Police are urging anyone who may have seen suspicious persons, large vehicles or activity in the area of the Federal Highway and Antill Street, Watson, overnight to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.
Police also remind people that receiving stolen property is a serious criminal offence. Anyone offered these items for sale should contact Crime Stoppers straight away. Information can be provided to Crime Stoppers anonymously.
Anybody with any information about this crime or any other crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Report Crime Online.