Harlan Co. woman accused of stealing school bus

Teresa Wells, of Cawood, accused of being drunk and stealing a school bus from Cawood Elementary parking lot in Harlan County on 9-8-19

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Harlan County woman is accused of getting drunk and stealing a school bus.

Kentucky State Police say 35-year-old Teresa Wells stole the bus from the Cawood Elementary School parking lot on Sunday morning.

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Police say witnesses reported seeing Wells drive around in the school bus for a short time.

It was a Harlan County school district employee who was able to get Wells to stop, according to police.

They say Wells would not come out at first but eventually did.

There was no damage to the bus.