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Stolen Vancouver Police Cruiser Crashes Into Dollar Store

03/11/2016 04:08 EST | Updated 03/11/2016 05:59 EST

BURNABY, B.C. — Vancouver police says one of its cruisers that hit a building in Burnaby early Friday morning was stolen.

Police say the marked police car was stolen at about 1:30 a.m. on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Police say in a news released that two officers had jumped out of the cruiser to chase a suspect and when they returned minutes later a woman had allegedly bypassed the car's immobilizer and driven away.

GPS was used to track the vehicle to a busy Burnaby intersection where it was found against the side of a building.

Police say all the items in the cruiser have been recovered and a woman is facing charges of theft over $5,000 and possession of stolen property.

Investigators say the suspect whose was chased by police in Vancouver was also arrested on a Canada-wide warrant for break-and-enter.

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