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A unique $5,000 ATV is stolen from a hotel parking lot

NIAGARA FALLS – A go cart-style ATV with a unique unibody welded roll cage, safety harness and black racing-style seat was reported stolen from the back of a pick up truck that was parked Tuesday in a hotel parking lot in the 300 block of Third Street.

A New Jersey man told police that sometime between 3 and 7:50 a.m. the display model ATV and a gas powered generator were taken from the bed of his pickup. The victim said the ATV is a display product of his company, Extreme Energy Solutions.

The gas powered generator had a small cylinder attached to it, called an energy reducer. The ATV was valued at $5,000 and the generator $750.

Police later recovered the generator, which was found in an alley in the 400 block of Third Street.