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Man in custody accused of stealing truck pulling trailer, excavator in Oklahoma City


OKLAHOMA CITY – A man is now in custody after an early morning manhunt Friday.

Residents near S.W. 44th St. and Roff might have heard Air One flying just after 3 a.m. Friday.

Police were using the helicopter and canines to track down a suspect accused of breaking into cars.

Police said the owner reported his truck, which was pulling a trailer and excavator, stolen early Friday morning.

When officers found the truck the driver bailed and ran into a field.

Police finally found him just before 4 a.m. hidden under bushes.

He is now in custody.

Authorities have not released what charges he could be facing.

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