Benton, Ky. man accused of stealing truck while owner delivered groceries

Benton, Ky. man accused of stealing truck while owner delivered groceries
Michael Cash is accused of stealing another man's truck the owner delivered groceries. (Source: Kentucky State Police)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - One man is in police custody, accused of stealing another man’s vehicle.

On April 17, Paducah police say Michael Cash, 34, of Benton, stole a 2003 Ford Ranger.

The victim told police about 4 p.m. on Friday that he was delivering groceries to a home on the 300 block of Ashbrook Avenue in Paducah.

He said a man, identified as Michael Cash, came out of the home, shoved him and jumped in his truck and fled.

Police recovered the truck a short distance away.

According to police, a resident of the home said Cash had been released from Keeton Correctional facility earlier in the day.

Cash was arrested on second-degree robbery charges early Saturday morning after he returned to the Ashbrook Avenue home.

He was charged with second-degree assault and booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.

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