• Suspect steals SUV and hits parked car in Jacksonville neighborhood

    By: Tenikka Hughes , Action News Jax

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville family says someone stole an SUV right out of their driveway, and they caught it on their home surveillance camera.

    It happened at a home in the Sandalwood area about 5 Thursday morning.

    The video shows are person who appears to be a teenager, walk up and get inside the unlocked SUV.
    After a few moments of rambling around inside, the suspect drives off.

    While backing out of the victim's driveway, the suspect hit a neighbor's parked car.

    Casey Kelley owns the stolen SUV.  Kelley said, "He looked so young and that's what's so hurtful because it's just a kid."  

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    "With kids, they need guidance and that guidance is knowing where your child is at five in the morning," ​​​​​​Kelley added, "Why is your child out of the house and breaking into cars and stealing cars at 5 o'clock?"

    Kelley believes the suspect found a valet key fob inside the SUV to start it up. 

    Another neighbor's surveillance camera also spotted a small sedan in the neighborhood around the same time the SUV was stolen.

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