OHP recovers stolen police cruiser

Posted at 10:15 AM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-11 11:15:23-05

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma authorities have one man in custody after a K-9 police cruiser was stolen during a traffic stop in Oklahoma City.

Authorities say the Oklahoma Highway Patrol car was taken Sunday night. Police gave chase and recovered the cruiser near S.W. 36th St. and Thomas Road. A suspect was taken into custody shortly afterward.

A highway patrol spokesman said the K-9 unit inside the cruiser is fine. No weapons were taken from the vehicle.

Police have not released the name of the suspect.

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