EAST HARLEM — A thief swiped an $800 generator from a construction site on East 123rd Street, marking the latest in a string of thefts from neighborhood work sites.
A worker with UMF Construction told police that a thief entered the site at 231 E. 123rd St. sometime between April 16 and April 25 and swiped the generator, which was chained to two poles.
The worker said he noticed the generator was gone April 26 when he walked to the area where it had been stationed, police said.
There had been no arrests as of Monday.
A representative for UMF Construction could not be reached for comment.
A slew of power tools have been swiped from multiple East Harlem construction sites over the past two months. In one case the same worksite was hit twice, with more than $12,000 in tools stolen, police said.