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Stealer's Remorse: Thief Takes Orange County Bus, Abandons It in Nearby Cul-de-Sac

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A thief in San Clemente took an Orange County bus on a 2-mile joyride yesterday afternoon.

A bus driver for the Orange County Transportation Authority left the keys in the empty bus during a break around 3pm. By the time the driver got back, the bus was nowhere to be found, according to the Orange County Register.

The driver called in the theft and within an hour authorities found the bus. It was sitting in the driveway of a home nearby just a couple miles away. The thief was nowhere to be found, and no arrests have been made. The keys were left in the ignition.