March 10, 2014
ELGIN, Ill. (AP) - Police say Carliss Henderson was overjoyed
when he found his dream car - a red Nissan Altima with a
The only catch? It was locked up in an auto dealership.
According to police, around midnight Sunday, Henderson saw his
dream car on the showroom floor of McGrath Nissan. They say he
broke into the dealership and started the car, but couldn't find a
way to get it out of the building.
Angered, the 21-year-old picked up a chair and threw it at the
showroom window directly behind the 2009 car, reports said.
But when he put the car into reverse and tried driving backward
through the broken window, the car wouldn't move, police said.
He was charged with burglary and attempted theft.
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