Cops: $80G Skyline GT-R stolen in East Patchogue

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police detectives are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person or persons who broke into an East Patchogue garage and stole a silver Nissan Skyline GT-R. Photo Credit: SCPD

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It was a car made famous by "Fast & Furious" and "2 Fast 2 Furious," and by a host of video games -- Gran Turismo and Need for Speed, to name two.

Now Suffolk County police are asking the public's help in attempting to identify and locate whoever stole a silver Nissan Skyline GT-R last month from a garage on Esplanade Drive in East Patchogue. This Skyline is a show car, featured in magazines, and is a rare right-hand drive model with an estimated value of at least $80,000, police said.

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Police said the Skyline was taken sometime between 9:30 p.m. on June 17 and 1:30 a.m. on June 18. They're asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

All calls will remain confidential. Callers are eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for any information leading to an arrest in the case.

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