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Chronic New York train, bus thief seeks therapy

Posted on January 6, 2016

NEW YORK — In an interview with The Guardian Darius McCollum, who first commandeered a train at age 15 and has been arrested 30 times for transit-related crimes, says he is need of therapy rather than more jail time.

McCollum, whose most recent arrest occurred in November after he stole a Greyhound bus from a depot in New Jersey, has been given a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and acknowledged to The Guardian that his obsession with buses and trains has gone too far. For the full story, click here.

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