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Spokane Police Arrest Man After He Steals Delivery Truck With Woman Still Inside

SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman was nearly kidnapped early Sunday morning after a man stole the newspaper delivery truck that she was riding in.

It happened around 2:20 AM in the area of 300 W. Garland after a newspaper deliverer reported his truck being stolen by an unknown male as he was delivering papers. The man also notified police that his wife was still in the back of the truck.

According to police, because of the screams the thief slowed to a near stop to let the woman out the back of the canopied truck, but as she tried to get out, the suspect sped off, dumping her in the street. The woman sustained minor injuries during the fall.

A family member found the truck a short time later and gave a description of the male running from it. Police were then able to arrest 22-year-ol Adrian Garcia for Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Unlawful Imprisonment.

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