A car stolen Thursday morning was used that evening in a retail theft at a Wauwatosa grocery store.
The 1988 Oldsmobile was taken about 11:30 a.m., while the owner was at a doctor's appointment in Aurora Health Center, 4025 N. 92nd St., according to a Wauwatosa Police Department report.
The car was next seen about 6 p.m. as the getaway vehicle for a liquor theft at Pick 'n Save on State Street. A man took $165 in liquor and jumped into the passenger seat of the waiting vehicle.
Milwaukee police recovered the vehicle, which had steering column damage and missing license plates, that night at 45th and Burleigh streets.
Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.
Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter Get the Newsletter!
- In Brief: Eisenhower resale seeks sellers
- Wauwatosa Ask Now: Is it Blue Mound or Bluemound? (1)
- Wauwatosa Meetings: Feb. 4
- Wauwatosa News IQ: Feb. 4
- Wauwatosa Senior Meals: Week of Feb. 8
- Video: Wauwatosa man makes 'miracle' recovery after dying for 8 minutes (3)
- Wauwatosa Public Forum: Council mistaken in not funding Center Street Park
- Wauwatosa officials could soon participate in meetings via computer
- Work at State Street Station in Wauwatosa has neighbors rattled (5)
- Wauwatosa students win dozens of awards from Alliance for Young Artists & Writers