Champaign police investigating motor vehicle theft

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CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle theft that happened between the evening hours of February 12 and the early morning hours of February 13.

Champaign police say a red 2001 GMC Yukon with Illinois license plates "P385225" was reported stolen from the 500 block of North McKinley in Champaign.  Authorities say the vehicle was recovered from a storage shed in Sadorus, Illinois on February 24.

Police say the wheels and tires had been stolen and replaced with a different set, and that numerous stereo and other electronic items were also stolen.  Additionally, the license plates for the vehicle are still missing, and the vehicle had sustained new damage.

If you have any information on this crime, you are asked to call Champaign County Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477.

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