Thief takes MBTA vehicle for a RIDE
An MBTA van, operated by an employee of Veterans Transportation, was stolen at 12:45 p.m. after the van’s operator allegedly left the engine running while the vehicle was parked in Waltham.
According to MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo, the RIDE van turned up later in Roxbury, unoccupied and undamaged.
Officials used GPS technology to track the vehicle, and recovered it on Highland Street in Roxbury. Transit Police are investigating, according to reports.