“It’s like watching a movie,” said Burlington Chevrolet’s general manager.
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Police in South Jersey are seeking the public’s help in apprehending an alleged car thief so brazen that his actions have drawn comparisons to heist movies.
Surveillance video from Burlington Chevrolet captured the unbelievable lengths that police say the suspect went through to boost a customized 2017 Chevy Silverado over the weekend, from his shattered-glass entrance to his extreme exit through the front of the dealership.
Police say the pickup truck was inside the service center of Burlington Chevrolet before a man broke in early Sunday morning and drove the vehicle through its glass bay door. General manager John Broderick told 6ABC that a cleaning crew had been working at the service center, which is why the alarm wasn’t set.
“The first time seeing the video is unbelievable — it’s like watching a movie,” Broderick said. “In 20 years, I’ve never had to deal with that before.”
Officials with the Burlington City Police Department told dealership management that the suspect took officers on a high-speed chase through several neighboring townships before they lost track. The…