FRESNO (CBS/AP) — Fresno County authorities say a man who stole a mail truck was arrested after crashing the vehicle and then breaking into a business while trying to hide.
Police say officers were dispatched Saturday afternoon following reports of a crash involving a postal truck near Fairmont and Maroa avenues in northwest Fresno. They determined the truck had been stolen and the suspected thief had sprinted from the scene.READ MORE: SF Supes Propose Free Muni Pilot Program To Encourage Ridership During Pandemic
The suspect had broken into a nearby business and was hiding when authorities found and arrested him.
Loi Tran, owner of a neighboring business, went outside to see the suspect, on the ground, being surrounded by police.READ MORE: San Jose Names Park In Honor Of City’s Filipino American Community
“I knew the first thing I had to do was take out my phone because I know I won’t be [seeing] this ever again,” Tran told CBS 47 Eyewitness News.
Lt. Ron Hughes said the suspect carjacked the mail truck on Shaw Avenue near Fresno State University.COVID: Experts Weigh Vaccine Efficacy After Rare, Possible Side Effect Gets Johnson & Johnson Doses Pulled
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