Oakland police quickly arrest suspected car thief

March 29, 2014 11:09:51 AM PDT
Police in Oakland quickly tracked down and arrested a car thief shortly after the theft occurred Thursday morning.

Officers responded to a call from a resident reporting a car theft in progress around 5:35 a.m. in the 6300 block of Market Street, police said.

When officers arrived, the resident directed them to the suspect. Officers quickly arrested him in connection with the crime, police said.

The stolen car was recovered.