LPD agents recover stolen car and clothes from various stores following disruption call
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Lincoln Police Department recovered a stolen car and clothing from various stores following a disturbance call.
At around 7 p.m. on Wednesday, police were called to an area of 27th and Q Streets with reference to around 20 people fighting.
LPD stated that while the officers were on their way, the appellant gave the license plates of two vehicles involved in the fight and both came back as stolen.
When officers arrived, police said everyone had fled and the officer saw a woman standing next to one of the stolen vehicles, a black 2007 Chevy Aveo.
Police said the woman grabbed things from the vehicle and started to walk away. LPD said the officer tried to stop the woman who then ran away from the officer.
Police said the officer caught up with the woman and took her into custody.
Officers determined that she was in possession of the stolen vehicle and that there were clothes in the backpack that had security features, as well as tags still attached from various stores, police said.
LPD said the vehicle was reported stolen from a business on 25 and N streets on October 31 at around 8 p.m. Police say the owner, a 56-year-old man, left the vehicle running on his way to a business. The vehicle was valued at $ 2,500.
Police said the woman had been identified as a 16-year-old who had been referred for theft while harboring stolen property and handed over to a relative.
Police are still looking for the other stolen vehicle.
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