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Posted: Feb 18, 2019 11:34 AM
Updated: Feb 18, 2019 1:13 PM

The Huntsville Police Department is investigating a business theft that ended in a car accident.

Police responded to a wreck at the intersection of Bob Wallace Avenue and L&N Drive

Prior to the wreck, a traffic officer on Memorial Parkway tried to pull a vehicle over for not having a tag. The vehicle got away, but later was involved in the wreck, police said.

At the wreck, officers noticed a large amount of merchandise in the vehicle. Home Depot representatives responded to the scene of the crash and identified their stolen merchandise in the car.

Huntsville Police believe the four people in the car stole the items from Home Depot prior to the attempted traffic stop and now are conducting a felony theft investigation as well as trying to determine if the wrecked vehicle was stolen.

One suspect has been apprehended.

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