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Thieves ride off with 5 ATVs worth nearly $40,000 from Schuylkill Co. shop

By Nancy Dougherty, Web Producer, NDougherty@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 08 2013 06:44:55 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 08 2013 08:18:32 AM CST
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EAST NORWEGIAN TWP., Pa. -

Some thieves may be joyriding through the woods now that they made off with five expensive all-terrain vehicles.

Police said someone broke into Matto Cycle at 634 Port Carbon/St. Clair Highway in East Norwegian Twp., Schuylkill Co., around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

The burglars gained entry to the story by prying open the front doors.

Once inside, the thieves removed the following dirt bikes and ATVs:

Red/White 2013 Honda TRX400X valued at $6,200; Red/White 2013 Honda TRX450ER valued at $8,000; Red/White 2013 Honda CRF450R valued at $8,440; Red/White 2013 GasGas 300EC valued at $8,749 and Red/White 2013 GasGas 250EC valued at $8,349.

Police said the burglars loaded the bikes into a vehicle and left the scene undetected.

Anyone with information can call state police at Schuylkill H ave at 570-593-2000.