According to the Greenfield, Massachusetts Recorder, a truck driver parked his truck at the F.L. Roberts truck stop plaza off Routes 5 and 10 in Whately, Massachusetts.
The driver left with a friend. When he returned to the truck stop later that night, his truck was gone.
Authorities believe the truck was stolen sometime between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Whately Police Chief James A. Sevigne Jr., told the Recorder that the driver made things easy for the criminal(s)– he left the doors unlocked and left the keys in the ignition.
“That’s the message we try to get out, any public safety forums that we have, lock your house, lock your cars; it’s a common thing these days, people are looking for the easy. Try the door, keys are in there, it makes it an easier target,” Sevigne said.
The truck was loaded with produce.
If you believe you have seen the truck or trailer, you’re asked to call 413-625-8200.