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EXCLUSIVE: Family talks teen's suspected crime

Posted at 5:20 PM, Feb 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-25 22:01:50-05

After a report aired on RTV6, a family felt compelled to do the right thing and turn in a teenager. He is suspected in a string of strange robberies at a local gas station where a group of teens took thousands in candy and soda.

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One of the teens, 18-year-old Jonathan Ratcliff, was arrested in connection with the thefts, and his family says it’s because they saw him on TV.

We spoke exclusively with one of those family members.

Watch our video in the player above to hear the family’s take on the situation.

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