Police search for 26-year-old suspect said to have stolen truck, crashing through marina gate

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Erie Police are investigating an unusual stolen vehicle case that starts with a kayak and ends with a gate crashing.

The suspect apparently rowed a kayak ashore at the marina just east of Liberty Park.  That’s according to Erie Police who say he then jumped into a pickup truck belonging to a man who was loading things onto a boat. The suspect started driving away and when he was unable to get the marina gate to raise; drove through it. 

The truck is a maroon 2014 F-150 and probably has front-end damage.  Police say they know the 26-year-old suspect they are looking for. 

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