- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - A man is in custody for allegedly taking a small Tempe city bus for a joyride before it crashed into a wall.

The bus was reported stolen while it was left running at the city transit center about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Tempe police say no passengers were on the Orbit bus when it was stolen.

After the bus crashed into a wall at another location in the downtown area, police say the suspect fled but was quickly arrested.

Police say 21-year-old Patric Moonie is being held on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and criminal trespass.

It was unclear Tuesday evening if Moonie has a lawyer yet.

Police say Orit buses provide service between Tempe residential neighborhoods and local destinations such as shopping centers.

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