Missouri man was carjacked while sleeping

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TULSA,Okla. (WEHT)- A carjacking suspect is in jail after driving a stolen truck and owner from Missouri to Oklahoma.

State troopers explained that the suspect was arrested in Oklahoma after a slow chase.

The truck driver said he was asleep when the person took the vehicle at the gas station in Missouri.

The carjacker took the car and owner to Tulsa,Oklahoma more than 130 miles away with the owner still sleeping in the truck.

When the owner finally woke up, the carjacker kicked him out. The owner called on Star security system which was able to slow down the truck to 15 miles an hour.

The suspect was arrested shortly after.

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(This story was originally published on Jan. 2, 2020)

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