Thieves stole a box truck and the tires off of 18 cars from a New Rochelle car lot, according to New Rochelle police.
The theft occurred sometime between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 a.m. Wednesday at the , located at 200 E. Main St. The tires were taken from an assortment of Hondas, Toyotas and an Acura stored at the rear lot used by the dealership.
All of the vehicles were left on cinderblocks. The thieves entered the lot by cutting through a chain link fence.
The box truck belonged to another business owner who parked his vehicle at the lot. Two bumper covers were also taken from a Honda Civic parked at the lot.
New Rochelle police Capt. Joseph Schaller said the dealership has had problems with thieves stealing car parts in the past. Catalytic converters were usually the parts taken in those earlier thefts, he said.
The incident remains under investigation.