• Police cruiser stolen during carjacking investigation

    By: Preston Jones


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • Police say several armed suspects carjacked a driver
    • A chase ended just off the Osage Prairie Trail
    • As police searched for the suspects, someone jumped into a police vehicle
    • The thief crashed the car in a ditch and abandoned it

    A Tulsa man allegedly couldn't wait to get behind the wheel again.

    Around 11:30 Sunday night, Tulsa Police say several armed men carjacked a midtown driver. 

    Officers spotted the car and chased it into north Tulsa. The thieves drove the car onto Osage Prairie Jogging Trail near 47th and Peoria.

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    Police caught 25-year-old Cody Rose and put him in the back of a police car.

    The officers pulled over with car trouble. 

    That's when Rose managed to slip off a handcuff and take the patrol car. 

    FOX23 News was there as officers realized what was happening: 

    Rose allegedly crashed the car into a ditch on the jogging trail. Police found him again and arrested him. 

    He was booked on 10 complaints, including armed robbery, burglary, escape from arrest and wearing a mask in the commission of a felony. 

    His bond is over $85,000. 

    Investigators said Rose also admitted to breaking into a convenience store to steal cigarettes and cash. 

    Two suspects remain on the run. Police say one was with Rose during the original carjacking and managed to escape police.

    The other thief was driving a possible getaway car. 

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