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Vehicle stolen from Petaluma Chevron station

A 1998 Ford Explorer was stolen early Wednesday morning from the Chevron gas station on Petaluma Boulevard North, police say.

According to police, at about 4:50 in the morning, the female owner of the Ford parked at the Chevron station and went into the attached market, leaving her vehicle unlocked and running.

She was in the market for about two minutes, then walked outside to see her vehicle being driven away, headed southbound on Petaluma Boulevard.

According to a witness, a man and woman team worked together to steal the vehicle. The duo pulled up in a Honda next to the Ford. Then the man, described as in his mid-40s and with a goatee, exited the driver's side of the Honda and got into the Ford. The woman, a white female in her 20s, then got out of the passenger side of the Honda and drove it away.

The male suspect was described as standing about 5 feet, 10 inches, weighing about 170 pounds and wearing a dark goatee, a black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.

The female suspect was described as standing about 5 feet, five inches, weighing 125 pounds, with black shoulder length hair, wearing pajama bottoms with distinctive vertical stripes.

The stolen Ford Explorer was a black, 2-door vehicle with the California license 4HXZ520.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the theft to call the Petaluma Police Department at 778-4372.

— Argus-Courier


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