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Police in Michigan are looking for the people who drove off in 12 to 15 new Mustangs from Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant.
The vehicles were stolen around 2 a.m. Tuesday. It is not the first theft of its kind from the facility, By News4buffalo.com 2 Detroit reports.
Two of the stolen Mustangs have been recovered, police told the station.
Station reporter Charlie Langton posted a video to Twitter showing how the cars were stolen from a parking lot across the street from the plant.
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The Flat Rock Assembly Plant makes the Ford Mustang and Lincoln Continental, the station says.
A similar theft took place the same day. On the other side of the metropolitan area, thieves “smashed through the Stellantis truck plant and stole multiple Jeep Wagoneers,” By News4buffalo.com 2 reported. The thieves were able to steal at least two SUVs that cost up to $100,000 before police caught up to them.
Back in June, six new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500s were stolen from the Flat Rock Assembly Plant, the Detroit Free Press reported.
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Three of the stolen vehicles, which retail for $80,000 a piece, were recovered in that incident.
Last December four Mustang GT 500s were stolen from the Flat Rock Assembly Plant. One of them crashed through a security gate in order to exit the facility, the News-Herald reports. Shortly after that theft, two of the stolen vehicles were recovered.
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