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California man steals Sacramento Fire Department pickup truck

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NBC, KYMA/KECY) - A man suspected of stealing a Sacramento Fire Department pickup truck was taken into custody on Saturday night.

A 32-year-old man is suspected of stealing the Ford F-150 truck that was reported stolen from Sacramento Fire Department Station 12.

With the help of a police helicopter, officers located the vehicle.

Police said the driver failed to yield so officers began a pursuit and then used spike strips as well as a pit maneuver to stop the suspect.

Officers managed to shoot pepper balls into the vehicle during a standoff in North Sacramento.

According to police, the suspect left the vehicle and was safely taken into custody.

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