Thieves held man at gunpoint during car theft in Lincoln, police say
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Thieves held up a man at gunpoint and stole his car in Lincoln on Tuesday, police say.
Around 12:30 a.m., an 18-year-old man was pulled out of his Volkswagen Passat at gunpoint by two unknown males near 27th and W Streets.
The two thieves then drove off, according to police.
On Wednesday around 12:45 p.m., investigators saw a 17-year-old boy filling up the stolen car at a gas station near First Street and Cornhusker Highway.
Officers then took the teen, who police say had a pharmaceutical amphetamine in his pocket, into custody.
He was taken to the Youth Detention Center and referred on suspicion of accessory to robbery and possession of a controlled substance.