CCPD confirms submerged car was stolen, no one inside

CCPD confirms submerged car was stolen, no one inside
The Chatham County Police Department has closed Pine Meadow Road, from Dean Forest Road to the Mitsubishi Plant, while they investigates a submerged car in a body of water in the 1000 block. (Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Chatham County Police Department closed part of Pine Meadow Road for hours Friday night while they investigated a submerged car in a body of water in the 1000 block.

Witnesses told police they saw a portion of the vehicle above water, but the vehicle is now completely submerged. The Savannah Fire Dive Team searched the vehicle and did not find a person inside or in surrounding water.

Just before 9:30 p.m. the car was recovered from the water. Police have determined the vehicle was stolen from the Twelve Oaks Shopping Center Friday afternoon.

Officers and the dive team suspended their search after they determined the vehicle was intentionally rolled into the water.

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