2 men arrested in Manhattan iron grate thefts

May 10, 2012 6:41:42 AM PDT
Police in Manhatttan say they've found the suspects who are stealing iron grates in Midtown.

Two suspects are under arrest for allegedly stealing dozens of the grates that protect trees along restaurant row.

Police say the men posed as MTA workers and removed 44 grates on 46th Street to sell for scrap metal.

Several weeks ago two men were arrested in the theft of iron manhole covers in the Bronx.

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