MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman is in custody after reportedly stealing an SUV with two people inside.

Murfreesboro police say the woman was driving a Ford Focus on Interstate 24 and got off at the Medical Center Parkway exit. As she got off the interstate she hit the curb, disabling the car.

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Two people stopped to help the woman, who ended up driving away in a gray Acura MDX that belonged to one of the people who stopped to help her. Inside the Acura were an 18-year-old and a minor child.

The 18-year-old confronted the woman as she drove down Medical Center Parkway, causing her to cross into oncoming traffic near Joe Knight Drive, crashing into two other vehicles before coming to a stop by hitting a tree. The woman then took off running.

A Murfreesboro police officer chased the woman on foot and took her into custody with the help from an off-duty officer with the Metro Nashville Police Department.

The person who stopped to help the woman was reunited with her children who were not injured.

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The investigation is ongoing.