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Police: Man's crime spree ends in New York

Police: Man's crime spree ends in New York

Police say a man was arrested near the George Washington Bridge in New York after a wild sequence of crimes that started in Hazleton and continued through Warren County, New Jersey.

Authorities in Hazleton say 32-year-old Luis Figueroa tried to abduct a woman who was eight months pregnant.

They say he later assaulted a National Park employee in Warren County and stole her vehicle.

Officials say Figueroa later tried to trade the stolen vehicle at a car dealership in New Jersey and started a fire there.

Authorities say he later struck two vehicles near the George Washington Bridge.

He was later arrested when he tried to run away.


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