Stolen truck crashes into porch in DeKalb

5:49 AM, Jul 11, 2013   |    comments
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DECATUR, Ga. -- A Thursday morning police chase ended when a stolen truck crashed into the porch of a DeKalb County home.

The chase happened at around 2 a.m. in the Candler-McAfee area.

DeKalb County dispatchers said the suspect crashed the truck into the porch of a house near the intersection of Irish Lane and Shamrock Drive.

The driver ran from the scene. Police brought out tracking dogs to look for that person.

Nobody inside the house was hurt. The homeowner said the truck made a loud boom and woke him up when it crashed.

The truck's owner said he got a phone call from police at around 2 a.m., informing him the truck was stolen. He added that his main concern was the safety of the homeowners.

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