Police: Two arrested for trying to steal truck from Colorado Springs parking lot

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two people were arrested after officers saw them trying to steal a truck from a parking lot early Thursday morning.

Police said it happened around 2:30 a.m. in the parking lot of 2316 East Platte Avenue. Two officers pulled up behind a pickup truck that was being pushed by two people. When the two saw the officers, they ran away. One officer broadcast a description of the suspects, and another officer spotted them running a few blocks away on Prairie Road. Two officers chased the suspects and arrested them.

Police confirmed the truck was in the process of being stolen. Police also determined the suspects had stolen cell phones from another vehicle in the same area.

One of the suspects was identified as Edward Kroeger, and the other as a juvenile. Both were arrested.

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