Van Stolen After Man Brings Woman Home From Party

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A man got more than he bargained for this weekend after he met a black female at a party in South Bend and decided to bring her back to La Porte to “spend more time together,” according to his statement to police. On Saturday, June 15 around 3:05 a.m., police received a call that a van had been stolen and quickly responded to the home where they spoke with the complainant.

The complainant reported that the woman had come back to LaPorte with him after the party and around 3 a.m., he was getting ready to take her home. What he didn’t expect, however, was that the woman would drive off with his van after he left her sitting in the passenger seat as he went back inside to grab something he had forgotten.

He came back outside just in time to see the female drive off in his van, the taillights of his 1999 Pontiac Montana fading in the distance.

If you have any information on this incident, call the LaPorte Police Department at (219) 362-9446.