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Orange City Teen Arrested After Allegedly Stealing A Car

Orange City, Iowa — A 16-year-old Orange City female was arrested by Orange City Police about 1:00 am Tuesday.

According to Orange City Police, the arrest stemmed from the juvenile female calling 911 in Cherokee County and admitting she had cut off her probation ankle bracelet and stole a car in Orange City. She reportedly told the 911 dispatcher that she was running out of gas.

Upon further investigation, officers determined that the juvenile female did in fact allegedly take a car from an apartment complex parking lot in Orange City without the vehicle owners knowledge or consent.

Police say she was located by Cherokee County Sheriff deputies 3 miles west of Marcus on Highway 3.

The girl was transported to the Youth Emergency Services Center in Cherokee where she was charged with operating a vehicle without owner’s consent, according to authorities.

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