Grand Island, Neb. (KSNB) – A Grand Island teenager was arrested Sunday night after stealing a car with a dog in the back seat.
According to GIPD, the incident happened in the parking lot of the Coffin’s Corner gas station on North Eddy Street around 9:50 p.m. Police followed the vehicle twice after the incident, but the 15-year-old fled both times.
GIPD said the victim also left his cell phone in the vehicle. About two hours after the incident, the owner was able to contact the teenager using that stolen phone. The teenager then dumped the dog at the victim’s house and drove the car several blocks away.
Police were able to locate the juvenile with the help of a K-9 vehicle. The teenager is currently in juvenile detention facing multiple charges.
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