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Police: Citizen helps officers track down car thief

Char Harrington (Source: Longview Police Department) Char Harrington (Source: Longview Police Department)
From the Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - On Wednesday around 1:47 p.m., Longview police received a call about the theft of vehicle in the 400 Block of N. Spur 63. A person witnessed the suspect who, later identified as Chad Harrington, steal a Ford Pick-up truck.

The witness was able to safely follow the vehicle while communicating with dispatch to lead officers to the location.

A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle near Hwy 31 and S. Loop 281 where Mr. Harrington was taken into custody and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The vehicle was safely returned to the owner.
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