3 arrested for car theft in St. Charles County Thursday morning

O’FALLON, Mo. – Three auto theft suspects are in custody Thursday morning.

This all started at about 2 a.m. Thursday when a license plate reader in O’Fallon, Missouri spotted a pickup truck that was stolen in Wentzville a few days ago.

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Officers from a car theft task force comprised of St. Charles County officers and the Missouri State Highway Patrol spotted three people approaching that truck in a parking lot. When they moved in, the three suspects ran. After a short foot chase, two were arrested. The third remained on the run until about 6:15 a.m.

EXCLUSIVE: St Charles County: Two suspects in custody—- pic.twitter.com/oMLFq4skq6

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FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene.

FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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