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Man caught red handed hiding under a porch after stealing a car

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -

A little civilian police work helps nab a suspected car thief.

Micha Whitehead is charged with theft by taking a motor vehicle. Thomasville police believe he stole a man's truck right after the owner parked it at a family member's house Monday.

On Tuesday, someone saw the suspected thief driving the truck and followed him. The driver ditched the truck in a church parking lot and ran off.

Officers found Whitehead hiding under a nearby porch and arrested him.

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