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Stolen Jeep found in Vance County creek

Posted February 14, 2010 9:49 a.m. EST
Updated February 14, 2010 3:38 p.m. EST

— A Jeep that had been reported stolen in Franklin County was found about six hours later submerged in a creek in Vance County Sunday morning.

State troopers said that the green Jeep was reported stolen around 2 a.m. It was found in a creek off Buffalo Mill Road, near Kitrell Road, in Kittrell around 8 a.m. No one was in the vehicle.

Troopers said it appeared that someone might have dumped the Jeep in the creek and abandoned it.

The investigation is ongoing.