16-year-old arrested in rash of Delaware car thefts

- Police in Newark, Delaware, say they have arrested a teen in a rash of car thefts.

According to police, a 16-year-old boy stole three cars at the Wawa on Ogletown Road. The three incidents happened within the last two weeks.

Police say in all the cases the victims left their cars running, unattended with the keys inside.

According to authorities, the driver was identified as a 16-year-old male from Wilmington, Delaware. Police say he was charged with Theft of a Motor Vehicle, (3 counts),Conspiracy 2nd Degree, Theft under $1500 and driving without a license. A second male seated in the vehicle when it was stopped by police was released without charges.

 

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