Man in custody after stealing truck in Millstadt

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MILLSTADT, Ill. – The Millstadt Police Department says they caught and arrested a man for stealing a truck from a residence early Tuesday morning.

Police say they received a called at 4:30 a.m. about a resident’s truck being stolen.

After the call, an officer spotted the truck going eastbound on E. Washington. The officer conducted a traffic stop where the suspect fled on foot.

Police say over an hour later, they received a call about a person matching the description of the suspect attempting to flag down other drivers at 158 and Frank Scott Parkway.

A Millstadt Officer and a St. Clair County Deputy located the suspect at 158 near Mine Haul Road and took him into custody.

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