$70K in construction equipment stolen

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Authorities say $70,000 worth of construction equipment was stolen from southeast Lincoln. 

Lincoln Police say officers were called to an area near 70th street and Saltillo Road on a theft Friday morning. 

A construction site foreman reported someone stole three skid loader auger attachments. 

He also said the skid loader had been moved and was covered in mud when he arrived. 

According to police, a Hausmann Construction employee reported that they had a skid loader stolen at the same site. 

Investigators currently estimate the total loss around $70,000. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Lincoln Police.