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Police seek information on vehicle theft, attempted arson in Mt. Pleasant Township

Paul Peirce
| Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, 6:39 a.m.

State police in Greensburg are seeking information on the attempted arson of a stolen sport-utility vehicle last weekend in Mt. Pleasant Township.

Police said a gray 2014 Jeep Cherokee was stolen from a residence on High Street, just outside of Mt. Pleasant borough, about 8 p.m. Sunday.

A day later, the vehicle was found abandoned about four miles away in a cemetery on Hecla Road, also in the township. Troopers said the thieves unsuccessfully tried to set the vehicle on fire after they abandoned it.

Police urged anyone with information about the incident to call 724-832-3288.

Paul Peirce is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2860, ppeirce@tribweb.com or via Twitter @ppeirce_trib.

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