Woman texts man who stole her van, he returns it

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A single mother of five lost her van to a thief, but then he returned it after she texted him on a phone left inside the vehicle.

It happened at a KMart in Independence, Mo. Megan Bratten ran inside for about 15 minutes to pick up some last-minute school supplies. When she came out, her van was gone.

That’s when she remembered her estranged husband’s cell phone was still in the vehicle, so she sent a text, asking for the van to be returned. Six hours later it was. Bratten said she’s so relieved that even if the thief was caught, she still wouldn’t press charges. FOX 4’s Robert Townsend has more on this remarkable story.