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Car stolen when driver leaves it running, unlocked, unattended

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Michael Shannon Priest (Source: LMDC) Michael Shannon Priest (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man's car was stolen after he left his car unlocked and running while he went into a gas station.

According to an arrest report, Michael Shannon Priest, 38, stole the car February 7 at the Circle K in the 6500 block of Preston Highway.

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Police said Priest exited the store and took the car when he noticed the vehicle had been left running and unattended with the doors unlocked.

Surveillance cameras captured the incident on video.

Priest is charged with theft by unlawful taking.

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