Car stolen from gas station recovered three blocks away

Wilmington police officers surround a stolen vehicle at around 11:30 p.m.
Wilmington police officers surround a stolen vehicle at around 11:30 p.m.(WECT)
Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 8:00 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A stolen car was recovered by police three blocks away from the gas station it was stolen from.

Per the Wilmington Police Department, the car had been left running at the Family Fare Convenience Store and gas station on 3rd Street in the evening on Thursday, July 28.

Less than an hour later, police found the car three blocks over with nobody inside. As far as they could tell, the car wasn’t crashed.

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