Woman Arrested in Stolen Car

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Colorado Springs Police arrested a woman they found inside a stolen car, as her accomplice took off.

Police arrested 28 year old Ashley Steele.

At 10:30 Friday night police received a call about a suspicious vehicle parked along Dream Lane near Academy and North Carefree in Colorado Springs. When officers went out to the neighborhood they approached the car. But as they did they say 26 year old Justin Coalson got out of the car and started running.

Coalson is being sought in connection with this incident and a separate burglary. Police say he also has additional warrants.

Police also discovered several stolen items inside the car that are connected to a number of other car break-ins.

11 News looked into Steele’s criminal past. She has active warrants for theft, drugs and burglary from 2013.

If you have any information about this case call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.