Man arrested after stealing vehicle, crashing into car wash

Incident occurred at Exxon located on E. Southcross, S. New Braunfels Ave

By Tiffany Huertas - Video Journalist, Ben Spicer - Web Producer

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police have arrested a man accused of stealing another's vehicle and crashing it into a car wash on the city's South Side.

The incident occurred just before 7 a.m. Tuesday at an Exxon gas station at the corner of E. Southcross and South New Braunfels Avenue.

According to police, the suspect jumped into another man's vehicle and then a struggle began. That's when, police said, the victim jumped out of the car -- right before the suspect crashed it into the gas station's car wash.

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The suspect ran from the scene only to be apprehended in the 600 block of Monticello, police said.

The victim was checked by emergency response crews and was not hurt.

The name of the suspect has not been released.

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