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Man attempts to stop thief from stealing truck by climbing on hood

Posted: 9:44 PM, Sep 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-24 02:44:56Z

A strange altercation this weekend involving a man who tried to stop a thief from stealing his truck in Council Bluffs.

It started near the Walmart near Manawa Center Drive.
A man approached a Council Bluffs police officer and said he had located his stolen truck a short way away.

Police say when they investigated, the suspected vehicle thief tried to drive off, but the man jumped on the hood to stop him.

As the suspect drove away, the man climbed into the bed of the truck and broke out the rear window to get inside.

The suspect tried to bail from the truck, but as he jumped out of the truck it hit a tree, and the suspect was run over by the truck's rear wheel.

Sunday - that suspect is at Nebraska Med with serious injuries.