Struggle ensues after man tries to steal vehicle from Hempfield Township Sheetz

 

State police said a 19-year-old victim was able to stop a man from stealing his car outside of a Sheetz on Lincoln Highway in Hempfield Township.

The incident happened a little before 4 a.m. Saturday.

Police said the victim confronted Burton and Burton tried to steal the keys from his pocket.

Police said a physical struggle ensued and the victim was able to maintain control of the keys and throw Burton to the ground.

State police said Burton ran off but was later arrested.

Online court dockets show Burton is facing several charges and is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on Tuesday.

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