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News Videographer’s Van Stolen Outside Detroit Courthouse During Murder Trial

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The Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

The Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

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DETROIT (WWJ) –  Detroit police are looking for tips in the theft of a van owned by a videographer covering the Theodore Wafer trial.

Sgt. Michael Woody says the silver 2006 Ford Econoline van is owned by a man contracted to cover the high-profile murder trial at Detroit’s Frank Murphy Hall of Justice for various television networks.

“The van was parked in a lot across the street from the courthouse,” Woody told  told WWJ Newsradio 950’s Sandra McNeil. “My understanding is that it had been there pretty much all morning while he was recording the proceeding.”

“When he got out, it was gone.”

Police have no leads on a suspect.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Detroit Police Department’s Criminal Investigations at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

[Get coverage of the Wafer trial HERE].

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