Police: Car thief wrecked pickup he just took in Lookout Valley

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga police are looking for a man in his 30s, wearing a camo hoody in the Lookout Valley area.

He is a suspect in an aborted stolen truck incident this morning at the Food Mart on Browns Ferry Road.

A grandfather and grandson went inside to grab breakfast after 7AM.

The grandson told police he noticed that their pickup started backing out of the parking lot while they were inside.

He chased down the vehicle, banging on the windshield.

That apparently cause the thief to hit several mailboxes before crashing into a power pole.

The suspect escaped on foot.

If you have more information on the case, please call the Chattanooga Police Department.

Chattanooga Police car

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