Granite City Officer’s Vehicle Stolen

(Granite City, IL) — Granite City Police are investigating after an officer’s unmarked vehicle was stolen. Authorities say the officer pulled up behind a minivan yesterday that was waiting to make a turn onto Route 3. The off-duty officer went to check on the driver after the van failed to move and found a person slumped at the wheel. A person got into the officer’s vehicle and drove forward, knocking him down. Both vehicles then fled the scene. The officer suffered minor injuries.