Pueblo Police Searching for Car Theft Suspect

A man spotted his friend's stolen SUV in north Pueblo Monday morning--with the crook sleeping inside.

The car thief ran off after the witness confronted him.

Pueblo police are now searching for the suspect.

Police say the man is Asian, and is wearing jeans and a camo jacket with a beanie. It's unknown if he is armed. He is suspected of stealing a red Suburban around 9:25 a.m. Monday, and was spotted by the owner's friend just after 11 a.m.

The vehicle has been returned to the owner.

If you know anything about the suspect's whereabouts, you are asked to call the Pueblo Police Department.