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Man steals bucket truck while lineman up on pole

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Posted at 11:12 AM, Dec 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-15 11:12:21-05

While a lineman was up on a ladder, working on a pole, someone snuck into his bucket truck and drove off.

The Frontier Communications employee was working on Myrtle Street in LeRoy around 4:40 p.m. Monday evening when the theft happened. He had his truck parked and was up on a ladder working on a nearby pole when a man got in the truck and drove off.

The truck was found three hours later at Glendale and Maryland Street in the City of Rochester.

The suspect is described as a man in his mid-20s who is white and was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, a white t-shirt, jeans and was carrying a high chair.

Anyone with information is asked to call LeRoy Police at 585-345-6350.