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Police: Teen hijacks HRT van in Virginia Beach

Police: Teen hijacks HRT van in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Police are looking for a teenager who hijacked a Hampton Roads Transit van equipped for disabled riders this morning. The para-transit van was stopped around 8:08 a.m. picking up passengers at the Jamestown Commons located at 1025 College Park Blvd. when a boy, described by police as mid- to late teens with a thin build and wearing only blue jeans, jumped on the bus and demanded a ride, according to a statement from police. Tom Holden, spokesman for HRT, said the van operator denied the boy a ride, but he refused to get off the bus.  When the driver went to get help, the boy drove off in the van. As he drove down Level Green Boulevard nearing Drew Drive --...

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