State police at the Lehighton barracks have labeled an incident a "theft from a motor vehicle," when someone removed the lugnuts off a car.

The incident happened between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Palmerton Area High School, Lower Towamensing Township.

The victim is a juvenile boy from Bowmanstown.

Police said someone remover four of the five lugnuts from the front driver's side wheel of the victim's 1995 Buick Regal.