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NIAGARA FALLS – Thousands of dollars worth of tools were reported stolen Wednesday in two unrelated thefts.

A man said a garage door in the 400 block of 19th Street was pried open, breaking the lock, sometime between 3 and 9:45 p.m. Wednesday and someone took more than $1,200 worth of tools, including a tool box, wrenches, two cordless drills, a bench grinder and $500 worth of sockets.

In another case, a man told police Wednesday that sometime between Sunday morning and Tuesday night someone forced entry into his work truck, damaging the lock, and took a bag containing $2,000 worth of tools.