911 caller locks theft suspects inside Dayton gas station

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are investigating a reported theft at a Dayton gas station.

It happened at the Shell in the 1400 block of S. Smithville Road, near Linden Avenue, around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

A 911 caller told authorities people were inside his store stealing items.

According to the caller, a man and two women were stealing items. The caller said he had locked the people inside the store to keep them there until police could arrive.

Police have not said what was taken or if anyone was taken into custody.

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