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Police: 2 injured in wreck with Mississippi beer thief

INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — It’s a beer run gone bad.

A Mississippi Delta man was arrested Monday after police say he stole beer from a delivery truck and led police on a high-speed chase ending in a three-car wreck.

The Delta Democrat-Times reports at least two people were injured.

Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall says police arrested Edwin Sims. Hall says Sims pulled alongside a truck and loaded cases of Corona, Budweiser and other beers into his Chevrolet Tahoe while a delivery driver was inside a store. Sims fled and was caught after slamming into two cars.

The Indianola Fire Department was called for a possible fuel spill, but firefighters ultimately concluded the liquid was just beer.

Police didn’t immediately list charges against Sims, and it’s unclear if he has a lawyer who could comment.

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Information from: Delta Democrat-Times, http://www.ddtonline.com

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