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Redding Police looking for stolen vehicle and suspects

Redding Police are looking for a stolen truck and multiple suspects after an early morning vehicle theft.

Posted: Dec 14, 2019 9:53 AM
Updated: Dec 15, 2019 3:17 PM

UPDATE 2:22 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 - Officials say the vehicle was found at approximately 7 p.m. on Dec. 14 by officers from the California Highway Patrol near the Parkville Cemetery in Anderson. 

The suspects, in this case, are still not identified and the case is under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Redding Police Department.

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REDDING, Calif. - Redding Police are still looking for multiple suspects after a man's truck was stolen at a gas station just before 4 a.m. on Dec. 14.

Officials say an unknown male suspect got into the truck Saturday morning and drove off while the owner, Chan Lee, was airing up a tire of the U-Haul trailer he was towing.

Witness Sean Bryant of Placerville saw what happened and followed Lee's truck, driven by the suspect, southbound on Sr-273.

Officials say Bryant was run off the road by associates of the suspect, rolled over and struck a telephone pole near Clear Creek Road.

The vehicle that ran Bryant off the road lost control and struck a chain-link fence. Those in the vehicle fled southwest towards Clear Creek Road.

The suspect in Lee's truck continued south on SR-273.

Officials say Lee's truck and all the suspects are still at large, though no description was able to be given.

Lee's truck is described as a green 2000 Toyota Tundra with a camper shell and lumber rack. The license plate number os 8X67039 (California). It was towing a U-Haul box trailer.

The vehicle that ran Bryant off the road will be processed for evidence.

Neither Lee nor Bryant were injured during this incident.

Anyone with more information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Redding Police Department at (530) 225-4200.

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