Not its intended use: Thief steals Bobcat, mangles traffic signs in East Lampeter Twp

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Someone commandeered a Bobcat skid loader from the Pinetown covered bridge construction site on Bridge Road. The Bobcat was driven from the site and used to knocked down traffic control signs on Bridge Road, Mondale Road, Hunsecker Road, Pine Drive and New Holland Pike. A total of ten (10) traffic control and hazard signs were found pushed to the ground, including stop signs and curve ahead signs. The Bobcat was driven back to the construction site and was not damaged. Damage estimates are unknown.

No accidents were reported as a result of the vandalism.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the East Lampeter Township Police Department at (717) 291-4676.