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Sorry, but DC Police Are NOT Looking for Two People in a Garbage Truck

Nothing to see here, move along, please. (Image via iStock.)

This tweet from the DC police sounded like a remarkable bit of mayhem–persons of interest fleeing in a garbage truck? Sign us up for updates!

Unfortunately, a police spokesperson says, a witness in this case described a silver sedan, not a trash truck. At this moment the police are not sure why the alert said they were in a trash truck. Washingtonian plans to follow this story anyway.

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute, TBD.com, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.