Suspect steals police vehicle while officers tend to a fight

December 16th, 2013 ( A suspect stole a police vehicle in the early morning hours of Saturday in downtown Puntarenas as officers were distracted while attempting to break up a fight.


Officers were able to intercept the suspect several meters away after he collided with a parked vehicle.  The police vehicle was a Toyota Land Cruiser.  The incident took place around 4:00 a.m.


The man was given a Breathalyzer test that determined he had been drinking, but was not legally drunk.

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