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2 arrested for air conditioning theft

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Fayetteville have arrested two men for stealing air conditioning units and parts.

At about 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug, 19, officers spotted a car dropping someone off near the Magnolia Business Center on Braxton Court.

The passenger went behind a business. Police followed the man, who ran when he saw them approaching. He was eventually caught and identified as 30-year-old Ronald Hood of East Point.

When the car returned to pick Hood up, police arrested the driver, 48-year-old Vernon Nelson of Atlanta.

Both men admitted to stealing numerous air conditioning units, according to Fayetteville police.

Hood and Nelson were charged with theft by taking. More charges are pending.

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