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Man Steals Woman's Car While She Filled Tires with Air at Elizabeth Wawa

By kcora on

Police are looking for the suspect who stole a woman's car from an Elizabeth gas station while she attempted to fill air in her tires early this morning.

According to Elizabeth Police officials, officers were called to the Wawa, located on the 500 block of Spring Street, at approximately 1:27 a.m. for a report of an auto theft.

Upon arrival, officers met with the female victim, who reported that she stopped at the station to purchase some items and used the air pump when she bent down to pump air on the tire a male suspect entered her vehicle and began to drive off.

According to police, in an attempt to stop the thief, the woman grabbed onto the door handle and was dragged a short distance.

The victim sustained minor injuries but refused medical attention.

Police said the suspect sped away in the vehicle down Fairmount Avenue.

The incident remains under investigation.