CRANBURY — Police are looking for a man they say backed a car into a tree as he was trying to steal it from a driveway on Wednesday morning.

The man got into a car warming up in the driveway in the Shadow Oaks section of Cranbury. After crashing it,  he ran off on foot, according to Cranbury police.

Police described the suspect as a black male in his 20s standing about 5 feet 10 inches and  wearing an orange or red shirt.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call 609-395-0031.

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