Alleged thief takes off in car left running at Knoxville motel

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The Knoxville Police Department is searching for a vehicle that was left running at a motel in Northwest Knoxville.

Officers say a woman at the Scottish Inn went out to start her car to warm it up and left it running. Someone then took off in it.

The vehicle is described as a 2012 two-door black Honda Civic with chrome wheels, a loud muffler and Missouri tags. It was last seen at a high rate of speed on southbound Interstate 75 near Merchants Drive.

Anyone with information should call police.

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