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Teenage "Barefoot Bandit" Crashes Plane and Takes Off!

MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (AP) - The American teenager known as the
"Barefoot Bandit" may still be finding new ways to get around.

Authorities in the Bahamas have been looking for 19-year-old Colton Harris-Moore, who they think crash-landed a stolen plane nearly a week ago.

But now they're looking into a report that he fled the island where the crash took place, and that he was spotted on another island about 40 miles to the south.

It's not clear how he may have gotten away, but a powerboat was stolen. It was taken from a marina next to a restaurant where the teen may have been seen on surveillance footage during a break-in Tuesday. And it's a boat similar to one that he allegedly stole while fleeing authorities in the United States.

Harris-Moore has been on the run since escaping from a halfway house more than two years ago. The teen had several run-ins with police by the time he was 13 and is suspected of stealing cars, boats and at least five planes during his run, despite no formal flight training.

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