Woman without pants on steals NC police cruiser, crashes into wall

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman without any pants on allegedly stole a North Carolina police cruiser and crashed it into a wall.

WBTV reported that it happened Friday night after police were called to a Charlotte neighborhood in reference to a transformer struck by lightning.

The woman ran out without wearing pants as firefighters were working to control a fire that started on an electrical box, according to the TV station.

The woman claimed someone was chasing her with a gun. Police said as they were investigating that claim, she jumped into a police cruiser and took off.

Police said she crashed into a retaining wall after a short chase, resulting in one person being taken to the hospital.

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