On Thursday, Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., tweeted “Dude, where's my car?”
His black Ford sports utility vehicle had been stolen. By Thursday evening, he posted another tweet: “Dude, that's my car."
At 5:30 p.m., a person spotted someone driving the car through a Wilmington, Del., neighborhood, along with another car reported stolen that day.
The person informed the police, who then pulled a marked police car next to the stolen cars. “Numerous juveniles” ran out of the two cars in different directions, according to Delaware Online . The juveniles have not been found.
Coons tweeted his thanks to the Wilmington Police Department.
Statement from Sen. & Mrs. Coons on Wilmington Police Dpt. finding their car: pic.twitter.com/6hQi3Jtrtw— Senator Chris Coons (@ChrisCoons) January 29, 2016
On Thursday morning, the senator’s car was stolen outside of his home in the Highlands neighborhood of Wilmington. Coons’ wife, Annie, turned the engine on to warm it up and went back inside house. She left the keys in the ignition and came back outside to find the car gone. The car, licensed in Delaware, also has a Coons sticker on the back.
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