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Police arrest two accused of stealing broken down car using tow truck

KILLEEN, TX (KXXV) -

Police arrested two people accused of stealing a car that had broken down on the side of the road in Killeen.

28-year-old Mykael Donnel Lane and 18-year-old Samantha Noelle Phillips face charges of theft under $20,000.

Police say the owner left the car and made arrangements to get it picked up later. Lane and Phillips saw the car and called a tow truck to move it to another location. The theft took place on August 29, in the 2200 block of Jasper Rd.

According to police, after the car was moved, the suspects stripped it for parts. Police recovered the car on August 30, from a location in the 12000 block of S. Ft. Hood. Rd.

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