Alleged van thief crashes into several vehicles in Brooklyn

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- It was a wild scene in Brooklyn after police say a thief stole a commercial van and recklessly drove down a narrow street.

Police say he damaged several vehicles in the area of Skillman Street and Myrtle Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

The stolen van belonged to a glass repair shop. Police say the van was idling when the suspect jumped in.

Police arrested the suspect a few blocks away.

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