2013-11-28 / Local & State

Police: Man Steals, Crashes FedEx Truck In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police in Philadelphia say a man who stole a FedEx truck ended up crashing the vehicle and was chased down by neighbors before being taken into custody.

The suspect allegedly commandeered the delivery van early Thursday afternoon while its driver was delivering packages.

Police say the man drove about a mile before crashing the truck in the city’s Nicetown section.

Witnesses say local residents chased down the suspect, who was later arrested by police at an abandoned house.

FedEx released a statement thanking police for their efforts.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

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