Suspect sought in Valley Metro van theft, reward offered

PHOENIX - A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man who allegedly drove away with a Valley Metro van in late October.

According to Phoenix police, the van was left running with the keys in the ignition at an In-N-Out Burger restaurant at 27th Avenue and Yorkshire Drive around 7:30 p.m. on October 31.

Police say video surveillance of the suspect was caught as he drove northbound on 27th Avenue.

The van was recovered near 27th Avenue and Beardsley Road.

The suspect is described as a white male between the ages of 18 and 20.

Anyone with information about this theft is encouraged to call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or toll free at 1-800-343-TIPS. An anonymous tip can also be left on the Silent Witness website.

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