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Man steals car from outside Iowa City homeless shelter

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A man is accused of stealing a car from outside a homeless shelter in Iowa City.

Iowa City police say Christopher Owens, 24, of Chicago drove off with a car that was parked outside Shelter House. The car was left running outside the shelter.

According to the criminal complaint, Owens can be seen in security footage getting into the car and driving off. He then walked back to the shelter.

Officers say Owens told them he took the car and where he parked it. He said he wanted to drive it to Chicago.

Officers found the car parked on a street in Iowa City.

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