Freeport car thief steals vehicle while it was warming up in driveway

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FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) — Freeport Police are searching for the thief who stole a resident’s car while it was warming up in the driveway.

Police say around 3:34 p.m. on Monday, December 2nd, the victim left the car unattended in the driveway for about 5 minutes when a male suspect in a brown coat stole the car.

The vehicle, stolen from a house in the 500 block of W. Avon Street, is described as a red 2009 Dodge Journey with Illinois plates BT60707.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Freeport Police or Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 1-866-TIPS-NOW.


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