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Man steals car right from the gas pump

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man's car is stolen and damaged at an Outer Loop gas station.

Police said that on January 27, the victim left his car with the keys in the ignition while he went into a Speedway. Michael Priest, 39, was inside the store, went outside and drove off with the car.

Speedway surveillance cameras captured Priest driving away in the vehicle. Police found the car, valued at over $12,000, on February 4 on Lytle Avenue.

The car has about $5,000 worth of damage. Priest is being charged with theft by unlawful taking.

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