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Wild boar herd help German police capture suspected car thief

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BERLIN (AP) - A herd of wild boars has thwarted a suspected car thief's getaway in northern Germany.

Police in Schwerin say the 18-year-old abandoned a stolen SUV he was driving Thursday after failing to shake off a chasing patrol car by driving into a field.

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Police nabbed his passenger immediately. But they say the driver initially got away by running into nearby woods.

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