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Police: woman stole police cruiser, crashes into 2nd cruiser in Miami

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Oct 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-31 13:44:00-04

MIAMI -- Authorities have apprehended a Miami woman they say briefly stole a police cruiser and crashed it into another patrol car.

Miami Police say they were called Friday after reports of a woman running in and out of traffic. When police arrived, they said the unidentified woman climbed on top of the roof of a nearby home, then jumped off as officers tried to talk her down. Police said she jumped into the patrol car and crashed it into the back-up officer's vehicle causing major damage.

The woman was taken to the hospital, but her condition was not known. The officer was treated and released.

The investigation continues.