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Forum staff reports, Published July 10 2012

Stolen Wahpeton vehicle found in Red River

WAHPETON, N.D. – A vehicle stolen from Wahpeton was pulled from the Red River about 37 miles south of Fargo on Tuesday morning, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office stated in a release.

No one was found inside the vehicle, the sheriff’s office said.

The sheriff’s office received a call about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday about a vehicle in the river underneath the County Road 8 bridge. Officials pulled it from the water and discovered it was stolen from Wahpeton.

The Richland County Dive Team also responded to the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, the sheriff’s office said.