Police: Female stole vehicle, immediately crashed in Portage Park

SHARE Police: Female stole vehicle, immediately crashed in Portage Park

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Someone stole a vehicle that was left running with its keys inside Thursday morning in the Portage Park neighborhood, but crashed it on the same Northwest Side block.

About 8:30 a.m., the owner left his vehicle warming up in the 4800 block of West Warwick and a female got inside and drove off, according to Chicago Police.

She struck five parked vehicles on the same block before crashing into a house, according to police.

The suspect, whose age was not known, was taken into custody and charges are pending, police said. No injuries were reported.

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