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LOWER TOWNSHIP — Police arrested and charged two teens after a vehicle was reported stolen from a residence in the Villas section Tuesday, authorities said.

Police found the vehicle on Harvard Road, the Police Department said in a statement.

The driver, a 17-year-old local boy, pulled over on East Florida Avenue and was arrested. A 16-year-old local girl was in the front passenger seat.

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The driver was charged with unlawful taking by means of conveyance and receiving stolen property, and the girl was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Both were released to their families.

Anyone may report information anonymously to the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at and click on “anonymous tip” or visit lowertownship and click on “submit an anonymous tip.”

Tips also can be reported to Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800 or 877-465-2801, the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1168 or the Lower Township Police Department at 609-886-2711.

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Covering breaking news for The Press of Atlantic City since September 2016. Graduate of the University of Maryland, Central Jersey native.

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