Thief Steals Newspaper Delivery Truck in Northwest San Antonio, Hits Patrol Car in Early Morning Heist


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San Antonio Police say a man stole a truck from a newspaper delivery man and left a trail of damage along a stretch of Fredericksburg Road early Thursday morning.

The delivery man, who was in the middle of his deliveries, was filling up on gas at a 7-Eleven on Fredericksburg Road and Medical Drive around 5 a.m., a KENS 5 report states.

Police say another man jumped into the truck and drove away from the convenience store. Officers followed him to a Budget Suites at Fredericksburg and Louis Pasteur.

At the motel, officers instructed the man to get out of the vehicle, but instead, he put the truck in reverse, hitting a patrol car and a pillar of the motel.

The suspect then drove down Fredericksburg Road and reportedly abandoned the truck. Authorities said they later arrested the suspect, who currently in custody.

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