Police: Florida man tries to trade back vehicle he stole

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LAKE CITY, Fla. – Police say a Florida man tried to trade in a vehicle from the same dealership he stole it from.

WTLV-TV reports that Lake City police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at a Chrysler Dodge Jeep dealership on Monday.

Employees told officers that a man was trying to trade in his vehicle for a new one. The employees checked the VIN number and found that the vehicle was stolen from the dealership’s lot a few days earlier.

Police say the man admitted to stealing it. He was arrested on charges including grand theft of a motor vehicle and criminal mischief.

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9/22/2021 2:48:06 PM (GMT -5:00)

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