MASON CITY – Mason City police are seeking clues as to the identity of a man who got into a car at a local convenience store and drove away, abandoning it on the North End of town.
Today, around 11 am, a car was stolen from the convenience store parking lot at 1st and N Monroe. The owner left their keys in the unlocked car and left the car in the lot, unattended, for several minutes. The male and female in the attached photos were inside the store with 2 young children prior to the theft. After purchasing some inexpensive items, the male exited the store and allegedly drove away alone in the car without the owner’s consent.
The stolen car was found a short time later in the 1200 block of North Washington, abandoned.
Anyone who recognizes the male or female or knows their whereabouts, is asked to contact the Mason City Police Department.