Riverhead Town Police are on the search for someone who stole three sets of four tires and rims from brand new vehicles at Apple Honda on Route 58 in Riverhead early Sunday morning.
Police say an officer on patrol may have stumbled on the crime while it was happening, since a fourth set of tires was laying on the ground when the officer arrived on the scene about 1:30 a.m.
A K9 search was conducted and evidence was recovered at the scene, police said, but no suspect was located.
Apple Honda valued the stolen items at $5,000, according to police.
Anyone with information about this alleged crime is asked to contact the Riverhead Town Police Department at 631-727-4500.