Crime

Stolen car pulled from pond near Lexington subdivision

Lexington firefighters checked out a Toyota Prius on Wednesday morning after it was pulled out of the water from a pond in front of the Firebrook Subdivision on Harrodsburg Road, near the Jessamine County line. A fired department dive team entered the water and searched the car and surrounding area. Lexington Police Lt. Mark Brand said the car had been stolen from a home on Mason Headley and was found in the pond. There were no injuries. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Lexington firefighters checked out a Toyota Prius on Wednesday morning after it was pulled out of the water from a pond in front of the Firebrook Subdivision on Harrodsburg Road, near the Jessamine County line. A fired department dive team entered the water and searched the car and surrounding area. Lexington Police Lt. Mark Brand said the car had been stolen from a home on Mason Headley and was found in the pond. There were no injuries. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

A stolen car was found Wednesday morning in a pond in front of Lexington's Firebrook subdivision off Harrodsburg Road, police said.

Passersby reported that the car was in the water about 7:45 a.m., assistant fire chief Harold Hoskins said. Its windows and back hatch were open.

Police discovered that the car had been stolen from a home off Mason Headley Road, police Lt. Mark Brand said. The woman discovered that the car was gone when she woke up Wednesday.

No body was found in the car when it was pulled out of the water about 9:50 a.m.

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