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Car thief found hiding in trash can after leading Abilene Police on a chase



ABILENE, TX – A man was arrested Saturday afternoon after leading police on a chase. Police say they found him hiding in a trash can.

According to the arrest report, police responded to a call of a victim locating her previously stolen vehicle at a gas station. When approached by the police the suspect fled the scene and refused to stop, continuing to drive in a reckless manner.

Authorities say they located the vehicle in front of a residence near where the pursuit had ended.

The suspect was seen running through a resident’s backyard and then jumping into a trash can in the alley to hide.

Marc Carrillo, 18, was arrested minutes later for theft of motor vehicle, evading in a vehicle, and possession of marijuana.