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2 people charged with auto theft in Boca Raton stolen vehicle case

Posted at 4:41 AM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-17 11:32:41-04

Four people were detained early Friday morning after Boca Raton police said they discovered a stolen vehicle along Interstate 95.

Police said they were responding to a call that a car was parked near Glades Road.

Police said the caller reported there were five people inside the car. When police made contact, only two were found in the car. Police charged them with auto theft.

Police conducted a search in the immediate area and found two people hiding in the bushes. Police charged them with loitering/prowling.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office helicopter assisted with the search.

Law enforcement was not able to find a fifth person.

Story updated to clarify that only two people were charged with auto theft.