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Couple steals truck, lead police on high-speed chase and crash

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Two suspects allegedly stole a truck in Alexandria, drove off without paying for gas, led police on a high-speed chase, crashed their vehicle and were arrested this morning.


The incident began at about 4 a.m. Tuesday. The owner of a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado reported that while shopping at Elden’s Food Fair, his truck was stolen. The vehicle had been left unattended and running with the doors unlocked, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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