Stolen work truck recovered using GPS

A work truck that was stolen while left unattended was able to be recovered thanks to a GPS, according to Dayton police reports.

Officers responded to the 1700 block of Parkhill Drive around 4:17 p.m. Tuesday, where the stolen truck was reportedly recovered.

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A worker with Jaflo Inc., a Dayton Power & Light contractor, told police that he was working in the area when a co-worker asked for help at the intersection of Shaftesbury Road and Otterbein Avenue, read the report.

In his haste to help, the worker reportedly left the company truck running.

When he returned approximately 10 minutes later, the truck was gone, according to the report.

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The worker called his boss, who was reportedly able to use GPS to track the truck to Parkhill Drive.

The truck did not appear to have any damage, but the employee's cell phone was missing, read the report.