BMW Stolen From Detroit Auto Show

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Bold bandits have made a pricey BMW headed for home the hottest item at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Police tell television stations WXYZ and WJBK that they are searching for a $140,000, gray-colored 7 Series BMW with New Jersey license plates after it was stolen Wednesday night in front of the Westin Book Cadillac hotel.
WXYZ says the BMW was one of 19 brought to Detroit for press week.
Police say the cars were being loaded into a car carrier headed back to New Jersey, when a hotel valet brought the BMW out of the garage and handed it to the transporter. Two car thieves jumped in and took off after the handler stepped away.
The car is equipped with BMW Assist, which locates stolen cars.


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  • by MikeHunt on Jan 14, 2011 at 01:56 AM
    Learn a Lesson guys? Never leave a running Beemer unattended even for a second near Detroit.
  • by Gary HA HA Location: jackson on Jan 13, 2011 at 07:19 PM
    Nice job Detroit it will never change in the hood, I would expect nothing less of that sad place they call motor city Henery will be rolling over in his grave,
  • by Brian Location: Hillsdale on Jan 13, 2011 at 12:26 PM
    Why isn`t it being found then.....?
  • by Mike Location: Jackson on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:24 AM
    Lmao only in Detroit,what did they do park it on the street,LMAO
  • by Anonymous on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:09 AM
    Is this a publicity stunt?
  • by Anonymous on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:07 AM
    You all realize that this could only happen in Detroit? Really makes Michigan look like a wonderful place to visit!
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