Harrisburg woman watches as her parked running car is stolen

theft investigation

HARRISBURG, Pa. – At around 10:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, Harrisburg Police received a auto theft call for the area of N. 14th and Herr Streets.  The victim related that at about 7:10 a.m. she exited her residence on the 1500 block of Boas Street and started her car. She then got out of her vehicle to lock her front door.  As she locked the front door, she saw two black males get into her vehicle and drive away towards N. 15th Street.  She could only describe the suspects as black males and that one was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

The victim had a family member pick her up and then searched and spotted her car on N. 15th Street, where she attempted to pull in front of the vehicle. The driver of the stolen vehicle traveled up over the curb and struck a stop sign on N. 15th Street to get away from the victim.

The vehicle is a 2004 Green Lincoln LS bearing Pa registration  JKN-4766.

Anyone that has information regarding this incident is asked to call Harrisburg Police at 717-315-4581 or 717-255-3170