Police: Woman caught stealing car from hospital parking lot


A Metro police officer and woman searching for her car keys watched as a person tried to steal her car, according to an arrest affidavit.

Marisa Crist is charged with theft.

A Metro officer was working as extra job at Skyline Hospital when a person visiting someone in the hospital told him she couldn’t find her car keys.

The officer asked the woman where her car was parked and together they walked out to the lot.

When the visitor pointed to her car, it was pulling out of the spot. 

The officer ran over, according to the affidavit, and demanded the person inside get out. Metro police say Crist was driving and had the woman’s missing keys. 

Metro Police say this was caught on surveillance video. 

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