DC Police Chase Stolen Mail Truck in Petworth

A DC police cruiser

A U.S. Postal Service truck was stolen in Northwest D.C. Friday evening, the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed.

Police received a call at 6:49 p.m. about the truck being stolen from the 700 block of Quebec Place NW.

Officers quickly found the truck and pursued it for about a half mile, police said.

They stopped it at 9th Street and Kansas Avenue NW.

A suspect is in custody, police said.

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