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This Car Thief Made A Terrible Decision About Where To Park

"He certainly made our jobs a lot easier," police said.

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When a person in Calgary left the keys in the ignition of their car, a thief jumped into the car and immediately drove off. The owner called police, and officers at this nearby station actually saw the car driving by.

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"I’d think he’d like to believe he had a crisis of conscience after he’d stolen this vehicle but [it's] hard to say — he wouldn’t tell us exactly why” he turned into the police lot, Cst. Phil Andres told Global News.

Calgary Police Service

The suspect has been charged with motor vehicle theft, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and operating a motor vehicle without a valid licence.

Craig Silverman is a media editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto.

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