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September 23, 2010
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Video: Shoplifter gets compacted by trash truck

The man called police for help after the machine began to crush him


ALLIANCE — A man who ran from police and hid in a trash dumpster called for help after the dumpster was emptied into a BFI trash truck with him along for the ride.

Police say that, just after 6 a.m. today, officers were told of a possible theft in progress at the Alliance Wal Mart store at 2700 W. State Street.

When police arrived, they saw an unoccupied but still-running vehicle parked by the rear door.

Read more on WKYC.

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