Wichita police are investigating after two cases where thieves drilled through gas tanks to steal gas from cars.
One happened in the 2900 block of S. Emporia. A 73-year-old man says someone drilled a hole in the gas tank of his 2001 pickup.
In another case, a 39-year-old man heard a noise outside in the area of 2100 E. Maywood. He went out to figure out what was going on and saw two men drilling a hole in the gas tank of a car. The two thieves were scared off, but they did manage to steal some gas. The rest spilled out on the ground.
No word on whether the two cases are connected.