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The 84-year-old Fargo man who says he had no idea the pedestrian he offered a ride to on Tuesday night, would an hour later, be arrested and charged with felony theft.

Being a good Samaritan gets 84-year-old Fargo man arrested

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FARGO - The 84-year-old behind the wheel Tuesday while police claim a 25-year-old was stealing cash at five area gas stations in a span of a little more than an hour said he had no idea what the suspect was doing when inside the stores.


"He just said he needed a ride to his apartment," said Einar Swanson of Fargo in an interview Thursday.

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