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2 arrested for alleged vehicle theft in Allegan Co.

Posted: 2:56 PM, Apr 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-10 14:56:20-04

HOPKINS TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two people were arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a vehicle and running away from authorities in Allegan County.

Authorities responded to a report of a stolen vehicle Wednesday morning in Hopkins. When they got to there, they saw the vehicle and began a pursuit.

Authorities say the suspects were able to evade and eventually lose the trooper, but the stolen vehicle was later found unoccupied.

Witnesses reported seeing a man breaking into a nearby home. When officers tried to get a hold of the homeowner to search for the suspect, she came running out and said there was a stranger inside.

Authorities said the man crawled onto the roof for some time before surrendering to police. A second suspect in the vehicle theft was tracked down a few blocks away.