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$120K Humvee Found After Being Stolen From Military Facility In Bell, But Suspect Outstanding

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A Humvee which was stolen from a military facility in Bell last week has been found.

Humvee Stolen From Military Facility In Bell Found, But Suspect Outstanding
A photo of a Humvee which was stolen on Jan. 15, 2021, from a military facility in Bell, Calif. (FBI)

The $120,000 combat vehicle was recovered Wednesday morning in Vernon, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller told CBSLA. It was found thanks to a phone tip from the public n the area of Downey Road and Bandini Boulevard.

The Humvee did non sustain any major damage, Eimiller said.

The Humvee was stolen at 8:15 a.m. on Jan. 15 from the National Guard Armory. It's unclear exactly how the vehicle was taken.

The suspect remains at large. No suspect description has been released.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to contact FBI investigators at 310-477-6565.

The theft of government property from a military facility comes with a prison sentence of up to 10 years, authorities said.

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