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Chicago Police Squad Car Stolen, Recovered In Brighton Park

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A Chicago police squad car was stolen early Saturday, then recovered a short time later in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Officers conducting a perimeter check for a burglar alarm discovered their vehicle was missing about 4:15 a.m. in the 3500 block of South California Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.

The car was recovered unoccupied a short time later a few blocks away, Sedevic said. It was not immediately known how someone took possession of the vehicle.

No one is in custody as Area Central detectives investigate.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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