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Man spots his stolen SUV, follows it until crash, police say

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Mar 18 2014 04:33:35 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 18 2014 06:05:06 PM CDT

A man spotted his SUV one day after he reported it stolen and then followed the vehicle until the driver crashed it into a fence, police said.

READING, Pa. -

A man spotted his SUV one day after he reported it stolen and then followed the vehicle until the driver crashed it into a fence, police said.

The crash happened at South and South Ninth streets in Reading.

Police said the SUV's owner called and gave them a play-by-play of the SUV's location as he was following it.

A witness said private citizens chased down the guy who crashed the SUV.

Police arrived on scene within minutes and took the man driving the stolen SUV into custody.