Bold thief stole car right off dealer’s lot

McDONOUGH, Ga.– Police on Friday released details of how a man managed to steal a 2018 GMC Yukon right off a Henry County dealer’s lot.

It happened February 22 at the Bellamy Strickland auto dealership, 145 Industrial Boulevard in McDonough.

McDonough Police released surveillance photos of the suspect while he was on the dealer’s property.

McDonough Police say that someone came to the dealership a few weeks before to test drive the vehicle and managed to switch out the key fab. They say that the suspect pictured above came back to the lot and used the key fab to start the vehicle.

Police provided a description of the suspect, saying he was dressed in all black and wearing "unique" red shoes.,

Representatives from Bellamy Strickland have not yet responded to a request from 11Alive News for comment on the incident.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact McDonough Police Detective L. Smallwood at 678-782-6309 or by email: lsmallwood@mcdonoughga.gov.

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