Milpitas police looking for man who stole police car

The Silver Toyota Rav4

MILPITAS (KRON) — Police are looking for a man who stole a police car in Milpitas early Wednesday morning.

An officer was investigating a suspicious van parked on the 1500 block of South Main Street near Montague Expressway at around 6:18 a.m.

As he walked to the van, a man got into the officer’s police car and drove away.

Other officers tracked down the car with GPS on Old Oakland Road in San Jose. Police said the man abandoned the police car and forcibly took a 1997 Toyota Rav4 from a woman driving by.

The man is described as Hispanic in his mid-30s and around 6 feet tall. He is around 200-230 pounds, bald, heavyset, and he was last seen wearing prescription glasses with a black square frame.

He was also wearing a dark, blue jacket, police said.

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