Man steals FedEx truck; police chase ensues
A man stole a FedEx truck then led police on a chase before crashing into a utility pole in Nicetown, officials said today.
The suspect, who has not yet been named, stole the truck at Ridge and Lehigh avenues, hitting parked cars during the pursuit. The driver crashed the truck at 25th and Willard streets, according to reports. It was wedged between a pole and a home.
The driver then ran away but police found him and he was taken into custody.
There were no injuries reported. Police are investigating.