12/3/19 Indianapolis, IN – Police Captain’s Undercover Police Vehicle Stolen In Downtown Indy With Firearm Inside – Suspect – Foot Chase – Apprehended – Firearm Recovered

December 3, 2019


Police say a man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly stole an undercover officer’s vehicle near Downtown Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Capt. Chris Bailey said the unmarked vehicle was stolen near the 1300 block of North Illinois Street around lunchtime. The man was apprehended after a foot chase, during which he tried to enter multiple houses, Bailey said.

A firearm that was inside the officer’s vehicle was recovered, Bailey said. He did not know what kind of gun it was.

IMPD did not return phone messages seeking additional information about the theft.