$2,000 worth of softball gear stolen from COVID victim’s sister

Aurora, Col. (KDVR) — The sister of a man who died of COVID-19 in 2020 had nearly $2,000 worth of softball equipment stolen from her truck Sunday morning.

The truck was owned by Cody Lyster before he passed away from the coronavirus on April 8, 2020. He gave it to Cody’s sister Sierra.

Kevin Lyster, the father of Cody and Sierra, said around 4:25 a.m. Sunday morning, a white Jeep Cherokee or Jeep Commander pulled up next to the truck, removed the bed cover and stole the equipment. baseball.

The gear included helmets, bat hooks, bats, gloves (pitching and first base), catching gear, new cleats, and a face mask.

The robbery occurred at 17798 E Baltic Pl. in Aurora.

“This kid (Sierra) has been through a lot in the last two years and for this to happen is a little overwhelming right now,” Kevin Lyster shared.

Softball equipment stolen from truck in Aurora (Credit: Kevin Lyster)

Security footage showed the Jeep pulled up next to the truck, then a passenger got out and lifted the truck’s bed cover. After that, he can see the suspect take the equipment out of the truck, put it in the Jeep and drive away.

If you have any information, please contact the Aurora Police Department.

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