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Car stolen with COVID-19 vaccines inside: Police

Plant City Police Dept.


(PLANT CITY, Fla.) — Police in Florida are searching for a man who stole a car containing vials of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The car was taken at 4 p.m. Wednesday from the Strawberry Festival Grounds’ red parking lot in Plant City, the Plant City Police Department said.

The suspect is believed to be a man in his early 20s, police said. He’s described as having light skin and long hair and was wearing a light-colored hoodie, police said.

The car is a 2018 gray Hyundai Accent with Florida license plate NPJJ58, police said.

The car’s been placed on a “nationwide alert,” police said.

Plant City is about 25 miles east of Tampa.

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