One person was arrested after a stolen vehicle was recovered by officers of the Arouca Police Station during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.
The victim parked her white and black Mitsubishi Lancer in front of a retail outlet in Five Rivers, Arouca.
She left the vehicle idling with the keys in the ignition. While waiting to collect her purchased items, she saw a man entering her vehicle.
She raised an alarm and the suspect drove off. Within 30 minutes, the vehicle was recovered crashed along Trincity Boulevard. One man was arrested. Enquiries are continuing.