Columbus police investigate reports of cars being stolen

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.comNovember 3, 2013 

Two reports of cars being stolen are being investigated by Columbus Police.

In the first report, a 41-year-old man told officers that his 1997 Toyota 4 Runner was taken from the parking lot of the Georgian Motel on Victory Drive.

He said he had left the car door unlocked but the keys were not in the vehicle. Nobody had been given permission to use the vehicle.

The crime happened between 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday.

The estimated value of the vehicle is $2,500.

In the second report, a 21-year-old Columbus woman, said a 205 Chevrolet Malibu was taken from the parking lot of the Outlaws Saloon on Veterans Parkway.

The crime occurred between 10:30 p.m. on Friday and 8:58 a.m. Saturday.

The woman told police that her fiancee could not find his keys and left the vehicle in the parking lot. He had checked with the owner to make the vehicle would not b e towed.

Anyone with information on either car should contact Columbus police.

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