New London police are investigating an unusual theft after a motor was stolen from a boat at a private dock.
Police said the thief made off with the 20 horse motor from the 16-foot boat that was docked near the Cross Sound Ferry.
The boat was found about a half-mile from where it was docked neat Amtrak Swing Bridge at Shaws Cove.
Anyone with information about the engine is asked to call New London police.
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