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Offbeat Oregon stolen car suspect picked up by fake Lyft driver in another stolen car, cops say

22:32  05 june  2018
22:32  05 june  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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A suspect who abandoned a stolen car was picked up by a driver in another stolen car that had a glowing sign for the Lyft ride-sharing service, according to police. Gresham officers spotted a stolen vehicle near Southeast 162nd and Stark Street at 12:15 a.m. Thursday. The car later was found

A suspect who abandoned a stolen car was picked up by a driver in another stolen car that had a glowing sign for the Lyft ride-sharing service, according to police. Gresham officers spotted a stolen vehicle near Southeast 162nd and Stark Street at 12:15 a.m. Thursday. The car later was found

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A suspect who abandoned a stolen car was picked up by a driver in another stolen car that had a glowing sign for the Lyft ride-sharing service, according to police.

Gresham officers spotted a stolen vehicle near Southeast 162nd and Stark Street at 12:15 a.m. Thursday. The car later was found abandoned near 162nd and Burnside Street.

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Driving : UberSUV. itsablackmarket said : ↑. A match made in heaven. They probably knew each other. How else could she, not being a Lyft driver , pick him up ? I thought they knew eachother and was using the lyft amp as an excuse to the cops . This is why I don't steal cars with riders, too much liability.

A suspect who abandoned a stolen car was picked up by a driver in another stolen car that had a glowing sign for the Lyft ride-sharing service, according to police. Gresham officers spotted a stolen vehicle near Southeast 162nd and Stark Street at 12:15 a.m. Thursday.

Officers surrounded the area. A few minutes later they spotted a vehicle entering the area with an illuminated Lyft sign.

The driver of that car was picking up a man who matched the description of the suspect driving the first stolen car.

Officers stopped the second car and determined the woman behind the wheel was not a Lyft driver and the car she was driving was also stolen.

The passenger in the second car was identified as the driver from the first car.

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