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WATCH: Spokane thief picks the wrong pickup to steal

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If you recognize this guy, call Crime Check at 456-2233 If you recognize this guy, call Crime Check at 456-2233
SPOKANE, Wash. -

I once saw a commercial that said, "There's nothing worse than a dead battery." I never understood that line. Or how it got past whatever advertisement agency brainstorming session thought it up. There are literally a million things worse than a dead battery. At least. Getting bucked off of a horse. The 1998 Godzilla movie. Any of Justin Bieber's music. Those were just the first three things that came to my mind. There are so many things worse than a dead battery.

In the case of one local DJ, a dead battery actually turned out to be a good thing. 

Sara Jean from KIX 96.1 says her car broke down outside of Coulee City on Saturday (it wasn't her battery) and she spent a good three hours in the middle of nowhere waiting for a tow truck. 

Luckily, her dad still had her old truck from high school and she was using that while her car was being fixed. Sara went to work Sunday night to get some things done and parked her old truck outside the station near E. Sprague and S. Scott. Cameras were rolling when a man in a blue shirt broke into the pickup. He can be seen in the video trying to steal the truck, but it turns out Sara left the lights on and... the battery was dead. There's nothing better than a dead battery, right? 

The thief did however break out the back window and managed to take off with Sara's favorite hat. If you recognize him, or know anything that might help catch him, please call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. 

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