More than $200,000 in thefts reported from Wauwatosa construction site

May 23, 2012

Tools valued at nearly $10,000 were taken from a storage container that belonged to a contractor replacing the natural gas pipeline along Mayfair Road.

According to the Wauwatosa police report:

The locked container in the 3000 block of North 112th Street was broken into between May 1 and May 14.

The theft follows others in the area, including the theft of $200,000 in steel pipes from the same lot in late April.

Police are watching to see if the items are sold as scrap metal.

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