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Teen Charged After Stealing Truck with Two Girls Inside

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

Christopher Rangel-Musial, 17, faces charges for robbery and drug possession after he was arrested for stealing a truck with two young girls in the backseat Saturday evening.

Police said a woman pulled into her driveway and left her engine running while she ran inside her house to grab something. Her two daughters, a 13-year old and a six-year old were asleep in the backseat.

According to police, the suspect jumped behind the wheel and took off. He let the girls go and was arrested a short time later.

Investigators are trying to figure out if he is linked to other recent car thefts in the area.