EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — East Hartford police interrupted a driver attempting to steal a snowplow on Friday morning, before striking a police cruiser.

Officers said that just before 7 a.m., police interrupted a driver in a truck who was trying to steal a snowplow from a parking lot. When police arrived at the scene, the driver attempted to flee the area.

On their way out of the lot, the driver struck a police cruiser that was entering the lot and drove off.

Police said that the driver was able to get away. They also stated that the damage done to the cruiser was minimal and that the officer inside was not injured.

And, the driver was not able to steal the snowplow.

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