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Suspect Sought After Attempting To Steal Pickup

Monday, December 10, 2018
by Jim Miller - Radio Greeneville News

A man is being sought after he attempting to steal a pickup truck from a parking lot late Sunday night, according to Greeneville police.

Around 10:30 Sunday night, a 45-year-old Kiser Boulevard man stopped at the Marathon Quick Stop market on Snapps Ferry Road. The man left the 2008 Nissan pickup unlocked and with the engine running.

While he was inside, a man jumped into the truck and drove out of the parking lot erratically. The victim started to chase the suspect, who swerved and spun out and hit a speed limit sign. The truck stalled following the spinout, and the suspect jumped out and ran down Snapps Ferry Road toward Bolton Road.

The truck was recovered but was damaged in the incident. The Greeneville Police Department is investigating.

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