Olympia police searching for auto theft suspect

Olympia Police currently are looking for a second suspect in an alleged auto theft in the area of 18th Ave. S.E. and Chambers St. S.E.

A Thurston County Sheriff’s Office detective just happened to be in the same area about 8:40 a.m. Wednesday and reported suspicious activity near a vehicle that turned out to be stolen and have stolen plates.

Two suspects then fled the scene on foot, according to Olympia Police.

A 24-year-old Olympia man is in custody while the second suspect is still at large.

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