NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Police are investigating a reported theft from the Nativity Preparatory School.

A school official told police that two men were seen taking a wheelbarrow full of tools from the private school in downtown New Bedford. The tools included rakes, shovels, and other items.

The theft was observed on July 1.

Anyone with information is asked to call New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300, the anonymous tip line at 508-992-7463, or email