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Loud Muffler Leads To Arrests In Tulsa Car Burglary Attempt

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TULSA, Oklahoma -

Police say a loud muffler alerted a Tulsa resident to four people breaking into her car early Monday.  

Officers were called to the home in the on 79th East Avenue near Memorial Drive just after 1 a.m.  Police say a woman called saying she saw the four, all dressed in all black burglarizing her car.

Officers arrived minutes later and arrested a juvenile girl, while the other three took off running.  Police say they chased them through backyards and over fences, eventually arresting 40-year-old Christopher McCarthy, Jordan Benton and a juvenile boy.

EMSA took Benton to a hospital, complaining of seizures and a leg injury from jumping fences.

Police say the juveniles were turned over to their parents.

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