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Juvenile caught after theft try

| Saturday, May 12, 2012, 11:46 a.m.

Two youths stole a package of paintballs from the Hempfield Township Wal-Mart, then tried to elude police during a car chase Monday.

One juvenile was in custody last night, while the other remained at large.

State police at Greensburg said the youths took the paintballs and placed them outside a fence in the store's garden center. When they drove around to retrieve them, a loss-prevention employee tried to apprehend them before they drove off in what police later discovered was a stolen car.

Police caught one juvenile when the pair ditched the car and fled on foot into a wooded area.

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