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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A car thief didn’t get very far after swiping a vehicle from a Hertz lot. It happened around 3:45am Friday near Lambert airport.

The crook stole a Chevy Malibu then drover over some security spikes and ended up with four flat tires. The thief abandoned the vehicle about a half mile from the lot on Natural Bridge. He is still on the loose.