Arrest made in theft of Philadelphia police tow truck

Friday, August 17, 2012

A man was arrested in Juniata Park Friday after allegedly stealing a Philadelphia police tow truck from its lot in Hunting Park.

The incident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. when the tow truck was stolen from its lot at Whitacker and MaCalester Streets.

Police were able to locate the truck and the suspect on the 4200 block of Bennington Street a short distance away.

There is no word on how the suspect gained access to the police lot or to the vehicle.

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