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Alleged boat thief gets stuck against Tower Bridge

Sacramento police said the suspect in the boat theft was arrested on theft charges.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An alleged boat thief on the Sacramento River ran into a snag, or more specifically, the Tower Bridge.

Sacramento police said officers responded to the docks in Old Sacramento around 8:50 p.m. after getting a report about a man who stole a boat.

Police said the man cut a rope and the boat drifted away. The alleged boat thief eventually got stuck against the Tower Bridge after its sail proved to be a bit too tall to get under the bridge.

Police identified the suspect on Tuesday as 36-year-old Anthony Abernathy. He was arrested on theft charges related to the incident.

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Sacramento police responded to a call about a man who stole a boat on Monday.

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