Man arrested for stealing car with disabled person inside
June 6, 2022 12:00PM CDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Police in Madison have arrested a man who allegedly stole a car with a disabled person still in it.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the incident occurred Sunday afternoon.
Police Officer Ryan Kimberley said in a statement that the disabled person’s caregiver got out of the vehicle to get some food and left the engine running.
A 43-year-old man then got into the vehicle and drove off.
Police found the vehicle 45 minutes later and arrested the man after he pulled into the University Hospital parking lot.
The person with disabilities wasn’t hurt.