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Cops: Shoplifting suspect crashes, leaves 2-year-old to die

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TULLYTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A New Jersey man is jailed on charges he left his 2-year-old son to die after a crash that occurred while police were chasing him for allegedly stealing television speakers from a Philadelphia-area Wal-Mart.

Twenty-seven-year-old Christopher Kuhn, of Hamilton, remained in the Bucks County jail Wednesday without an attorney listed in court records on third-degree murder and other charges.

Tullytown police say Kuhn fled the store at Levittown Town Center early Tuesday afternoon after taking the speakers worth $228.

Police say Kuhn ran a red light and collided with two other vehicles, and kept running even after his son was thrown from the wreckage.

Police caught up to Kuhn after a short foot chase.

Nobody else was hurt in the crash. Police say Kuhn's son wasn't in a safety seat.

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