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Updated December 20th, 2023 at 16:04 IST

"Truck Filled with Donuts" thief arrested after over 2 weeks on the run: Police

More than two weeks after allegedly stealing a truck "filled with donuts" from a service station, a woman has been arrested and charged, according to police.

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More than two weeks after allegedly stealing a truck "filled with donuts" from a service station, a woman has been arrested and charged, according to police. | Image:Unsplash
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More than two weeks after allegedly stealing a truck "filled with donuts" from a service station, a woman has been arrested and charged, according to police. The incident took place around 3:30 a.m. on November 29, when police responded to a service station on Pennant Hills Road in Carlingford, Australia, about 17 miles northwest of downtown Sydney, reported ABC News. The New South Wales Police issued a statement saying they received reports that a truck had been stolen from the premises.

"Officers attached to The Hill Police Area Command arrived and were told that an unknown woman allegedly stole a truck filled with donuts before driving away," police stated. "Police established a crime scene and launched an investigation into the incident."

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A woman stole a truck “filled with donuts

The vehicle remained missing for almost 10 days before authorities located it in a parking lot. After inquiries, police found the abandoned vehicle at a car park in Parramatta, approximately five miles southwest of Carlingford, last Friday, as per New South Wales Police."The donuts were destroyed," authorities said.

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The 28-year-old female suspect, initially described by police as being of "Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, in her early 30s, with long black or brown hair" and "wearing dark clothing and carrying a white handbag," was arrested on Thursday at 11 a.m. local time at St. Mary's Railway Station, some 20 miles west of where the theft occurred at the end of last month.

"She was taken to Penrith Police Station where she was charged with take and drive conveyance without the consent of the owner, driving a motor vehicle during a disqualification period, and travelling or attempting to travel without a valid ticket," authorities stated in their media release. The unnamed woman was refused bail and ordered to appear before Penrith Local Court later on Thursday. Police have not released any possible motives in the case, and the investigation is currently ongoing.

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Published December 20th, 2023 at 16:01 IST

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