PHILADELPHIA - A female suspect is in custody after authorities say she stole a Temple University Police vehicle late Sunday night.
The incident occurred around late Sunday night near 13th and Ontario streets.
Temple University Police say their officers responded to a car accident at that location around 11 p.m.
According to police, one of the officers exited his patrol car to check on the condition of those involved in the accident. At that time, a female suspect who was not involved in the accident got into the driver’s seat of the patrol car and drove away.
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The car was recovered a short time later on the 4800 block of Rorer Street, and the suspect was taken into custody.
There was no damage reported to the car, and no injuries were reported.