2 Car Thefts In Austin Tuesday

Posted at: 08/21/2013 10:59 AM
Updated at: 08/21/2013 11:06 AM

(ABC 6 NEWS) - On Tuesday, the Austin Police Department received two reports of stolen vehicles, and in both cases police say the drivers left their keys in the vehicle. 

Police say someone stole a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee from the 500 block of 11th Ave NW near the Mayo Clinic Health System just after 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday. 

Police say the keys were left in the vehicle. 

The vehicle was later found on the 1200 block of 6th St NW and some personal items were missing including a cooler, a GPS device, and three cartons of cigarettes. 

Police also say a 1999 Buick Century was stolen not far away from a driveway on the 600 block of 5th Ave NW just before 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police say both vehicles were quickly recovered.