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Suspect Arrested In Theft Of Philadelphia Police Tow Truck

By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A suspect was arrested after police say he stole a police tow truck Friday morning.

According to investigators, the incident began when the suspect stole a Philadelphia police tow truck from an impound lot located at Whitaker Avenue and Macalester Street in Hunting Park.

Police were able to track down the suspect and the tow truck in the 4300 block of Bennington Street in the city’s Juniata section. The suspect was taken into custody.

It was not immediately known how the suspect was able to gain access to the impound lot in the first place.

The theft remains under investigation.

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