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Thief targets donation bin
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A man attempting to steal clothes from a donation bin found himself in trouble with the Turlock Police Department.

Shortly before 2:30 a.m. Monday, a Turlock Police officer patrolling the downtown area saw an unusual site at the intersection of S. Center Street and Crane Avenue.

The officer saw bags of clothing being tossed out of a donation bin and onto the street and sidewalk. The officer went to investigate and found Joshua Hendon, 27, inside the locked bin.

Hendon was removed from the bin and issued a citation for theft. It’s unknown how Hendon got into the locked bin.