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Man detains suspected car thief in Pawaa

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A man woke up to find a 49-year-old man driving his car and stopped the alleged thief from driving away, police said.

The incident happened at about 4:25 a.m. Monday when the 25-year-old man told police he heard his vehicle starting up.

When he went outside to check on it, he saw the suspect in his car and detained him before police arrived, police said.

Officers arrested the 49-year-old man on suspicion of auto theft.

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