Video shows thief steal Buick in less than 40 seconds from 7-11 parking lot in Macomb County

Woman left car running while she went into store

7-Eleven car thief caught on camera

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – Surveillance video shows the moment a car thief struck in a 7-Eleven parking lot in Macomb County, police said.

A woman went into the store at around 3 a.m. Friday. She left her silver 2006 Buick LaCrosse running in the parking lot.

A man in the parking lot noticed the car and when he realized the driver wasn’t paying attention, he took advantage of her mistake.

It only took about 40 seconds for the thief to get inside and drive away with the Buick.

Watch the video above for the full report.


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