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Man in custody after trying to steal off duty officer's vehicle

Amarillo, TX - An off-duty officer chased a suspect after a car robbery attempt in Amarillo.

The officer heard his dogs barking outside and found the suspect trying to enter his car.

The officer chased the suspect and held him until police arrived.

The suspect, 21-year-old Donavan Mincy, was in possession of a Dodge key and key fob he used to try to get inside the vehicle, a backpack full of car keys and what authorities believed to be marijuana.

He was charged with theft over $20,000 and marijuana possession.

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