WATCH: Woman slams stolen car into van in West Lincoln, police say
LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska) – Lincoln Police are looking for a woman who stole a car at a gas station and escaped after crashing into a van.
The theft occurred Jan. 24 at Super C near Southwest Fifth and West A Streets, according to police.
In the security video, a woman in gray overalls approaches the vehicle, which was parked near a gas station, gets in and drives away.
Police said the vehicle’s owner, a 31-year-old man, had left his keys in the ignition.
While inside, the man saw the vehicle drive away and ran after it. Eventually he reached and grabbed onto the open driver’s side window, police say.
He held the vehicle for about a block until the woman crashed into a van at the Willard Community Center.
The woman is seen leaving the area on security footage. She then went to a nearby Casey’s, where police say she looked “calm and composed.”
Police are also looking for a pair of thieves who stole a catalytic converter near 40th Street and Old Cheney Road.
The bandits are seen on security video slashing a vehicle’s catalytic converter and driving off with it.
Anyone with information about either case should call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.
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