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Police Officer Witnesses 4 Men Steal Metal Grates On I-95

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Four men now face theft and criminal mischief charges after Philadelphia Police say an off-duty officer witnessed them attempting to steal metal grates from the southbound side I-95.

According to police, the off-duty officer spotted the group removing the metal grates, which belong to PennDOT, around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the men placed the grates inside a silver Ford E-250 van.

The van was later stopped by police on the 4900 block of Aramingo venue.

Polices say the grates were recovered and returned to PennDOT.

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