Cromwell PD: Suspect flees after attempted car theft on Ledge Road, later steals vehicle in Manchester


CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman was sitting in her car Saturday morning when someone approached with the intent to steal it.

According to Cromwell Police, at 11:22 a.m., a woman on Ledge Road was sitting in her car when another vehicle pulled up alongside her.

A passenger in a ski mask stepped out of their vehicle with the intent to steal the parked car. The masked suspect quickly fled after realizing a woman was in the car.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a white Acura TL with a Massachusetts license plate. Police have confirmed that the suspect’s vehicle is a stolen car from Massachusetts.

Manchester Police say around 5pm an unoccupied vehicle in a driveway at 27 Hillcrest Street was taken with the owner nearby. Police say the suspect implied having a weapon but did not show one. Cromwell Police believe this theft is related to their incident earlier in the day

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