Grand Rapids man arrested after New Year's cop car joyride

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD TV) - A man is police custody in Grand Rapids after stealing a police cruiser on New Year's Eve.

Authorities were responding to a fight overnight when a man took off in the police car.

The joyride happened about 4:30 Tuesday morning, but did not last long.

Police say the suspect ditched the cruiser and took off on foot.

He was eventually arrested.

Police say an officer left the keys in the ignition of the police car.

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