Suspected Thief Arrested on American Airlines Plane

A suspected thief was arrested aboard an airplane at Louisville International Airport after his airline tickets were found to be purchased with a credit card from a stolen wallet.

A Kentucky man whose wallet was stolen from his car alerted police after he saw the plane ticket purchase on his bank balance the following morning, according to a local Kentucky television station.

Police arrived at the airport just before the suspected thief, Joshua Denham, 21, was slated to depart on an American Airlines flight. Officers boarded the aircraft and arrested Denham on charges of theft by unlawful taking and theft of identity.

It remains unclear where Denham was going, but police found the victim's credit cards and foreign currency on the suspect.

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