Officers catch 1 alleged tire thief, still looking for other - FOX 13 News

Officers catch 1 alleged tire thief, still looking for other

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

Tampa police have arrested one man and are still looking for another after they were caught stealing car tires.

It all started at North 36th Street and Giddens Avenue and ended at North 19th Avenue and 10th Street in Tampa.

Officers say there have been a lot of burglaries at auto businesses lately. They got a call about two suspicious people in the area of 36th Street and Giddens.

When they arrived in the area, the suspects got into a pickup and sped off with tires. One of the suspects got out and ran away.

The driver kept going, but police finally caught him.

The officers say the burglars planned to steal all the tires by making multiple trips. Each is valued at $500.

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