A Caterpillar-brand skid steer valued at $45,000 was stolen from a lot in Lindenhurst and the police are asking for the public’s help in arresting the culprits.

The 2015 skid steer (pictured above) was parked at 292 West Montauk Highway went it was discovered to be missing on Aug. 28. The machine carries a serial number of FTL03903.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information about the skid steer can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.comAll calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.