|Manual transmission stymies Massachusetts car thieves||| Print ||
|Written by Associated Press|
|Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:20|
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A trio of would-be Massachusetts car thieves had to hit the brakes on their plan because none of them knew how to drive a stick.
Police in Springfield say the men pulled a knife on a food delivery driver Tuesday night and demanded the grub and his keys. But then they noticed the car had a manual transmission.
Sgt. John Delaney tells The Republican newspaper (http://bit.ly/1mahyod) the thieves argued among themselves then ran down the street with their ill-gotten dinner.
The driver was not seriously hurt. There have been no arrests.
Information from: The Springfield (Mass.) Republican, http://www.masslive.com/news/
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|Last Updated on Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:21|
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