Four men now face theft and criminal mischief charges after Philadelphia Police say an off-duty officer witnessed them attempting to steal metal grates from the southbound side I-95.
According to police, the off-duty officer spotted the group removing the metal grates, which belong to PennDOT, around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
Police say the men placed the grates inside a silver Ford E-250 van.
The van was later stopped by police on the 4900 block of Aramingo venue.
Polices say the grates were recovered and returned to PennDOT.