New York Police say garage owner fled town with customer’s pickup truck

CORTLANDT, NY – Police have reported the disappearance of a former business owner in the Cortland area. According to police, after closing his business, Carlos Vera stole one of his customer’s vehicles and took off.

“Carlos Vera is the former owner of C&K Little Garage in Cortlandt, and upon closing the business he left the area with a customer’s 2012 Ford F150 pickup truck,” the New York State Police said.

At this time, police did not say whether or not Vera’s actions will result in criminal charges.

The State Police are attempting to speak with Vera on behalf of the victim, if you have any information regarding his whereabouts, please contact Investigator Melendez at (914) 769-2600. Please reference case# 11206641.

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