Kayaks stolen in new Haven, possible thief takes out mailbox speeding away

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NEW HAVEN — Police say three kayaks were stolen from Otter Creek along Twitchell Hill Road at around 7:45 p.m. in New Haven on Saturday.

One was a small, bright red single-seat, the second a small, bright yellow single seat, and the third a large, orange double seat.

The value of the stolen items is nearly $1,000 each.

Police say about thirty minutes prior to this incident, a vehicle with a bright red kayak on its roof was reported speeding southbound on Morgan Horse Farm Road in Weybridge, where the driver destroyed a mailbox.

Video footage showed the vehicle to resemble a white Ford Focus hatchback, but no registration was visible.

Anyone with information relating to this incident is being asked to contact the New Haven barracks at 802-388-4919.