HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A man was arrested early Thursday after police caught him allegedly trying to steal a officer’s personal car from the Hartford Police parking lot.
According to police, the officer was having battery issues so he started his car for a short time. When he returned and saw it moving, he assumed he left it in drive before he saw an unknown man inside.
The suspect, identified as 20-year-old Christian Rodriguez, of Hartford, was immediately detained and arrested. He was charged with trespass, larceny and interfering with a police officer.