4/12/21 Monessen, PA – Stolen Vehicle Crashed Into Abandoned Home – Female Stole The Police Patrol Car And Crashed It Into An Abandoned Home

April 12, 2021


A stolen police vehicle crashed into an abandoned home in Monessen, Westmoreland County, according to Monessen’s mayor.

Mayor Matt Shorraw tells Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 the incident began early Monday morning when police were pursuing a vehicle that was going to wrong way down Donner Avenue. The suspect vehicle was also missing a tire.

Mayor Shorraw said the driver of the suspect vehicle eventually ran off and a female passenger got out and somehow got into a police patrol vehicle.

That woman then allegedly stole the police patrol vehicle and crashed it into an abandoned home.

No injuries were reported.

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 is working to learn what charges will be filed in this case.