Arkansas thieves steal big rig, 26 truck tires

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Police in Jonesboro say a tractor rig is missing from a business and that the thieves also stole 26 big-rig tires.

Officers were summoned Monday morning to Arkansas Trailers on C.W. Post road about the theft, which occurred over the weekend.

The manager says the tires were worth $11,700 and the 2006 Freightliner tractor rig is worth $25,000.

Jonesboro television station KAIT reports ( ) the thieves needed an air compressor and impact wrench to remove the tires.

The truck was last tracked in Marion on Sunday, and the vehicle's information has been entered in a national crime database.

Information from: The Jonesboro Sun,

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