Oct 13, 2021 3:35 PM

Pickup stolen in N. Salina; person named David believed to be involved

Posted Oct 13, 2021 3:35 PM

By LESLIE EIKLEBERRY
Salina Post

Police are looking for someone named David who is believed to have stolen a pickup from behind a building in north Salina Monday.

Leroy Schmidt, 83, of Salina, reported that sometime between 1-7 p.m. Monday, someone stole his white 2000 extended cab Chevrolet Silverado 1500 from behind a building he owns in the 700 block of N. Broadway Boulevard, Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester said this morning. The pickup, valued at $6,000 had a Kansas license plate of 788HGV.

Schmidt still has the keys for the pickup, Forrester said.

A witness told police that he caught someone named David attempting to enter the rear of Schmidt's building during the time period that the pickup was stolen, Forrester said. The intruder fled. No description of the person named David was provided.