Police: Footprints in snow led us from stolen car to suspect
HACKENSACK, N.J. — Police in New Jersey say footprints in the snow led them from a crashed stolen car to the man suspected of stealing the car.
Hackensack Police Capt. Peter Busciglio says the 23-year-old suspect was arrested on motor vehicle theft and resisting arrest charges Saturday. NorthJersey.com reports the victim told police he left his car running with the keys in the ignition when it was stolen.
Authorities say the victim got into a company car and pursued the suspect until he crashed and fled on foot. Responding officers tracked down the suspect by following his footprints in the snow.
The suspect has been released on a summons and no court date has been scheduled.