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Vehicle stolen and recovered

By The Mercury

Riley County detectives are investigating the theft of a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee that was recovered in the 1000 block of Temple Lane, where police said, stolen vehicles have been dumped before.

Moldrup said the Jeep was stolen from 1015 Sunset Ave. on Oct. 30 and recovered at about 7:20 a.m. Wednesday.

Moldrup said there are two suspects in the case, including a 17-year-old, but no arrests have been made.

Witnesses told police that the Jeep was parked on Temple Lane, and one of the suspects got into another vehicle while another ran from the scene after confronted by the witnesses, Moldrup said. The incident is under investigation.

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