Buf­falo woman ‘hangs out,’ hands over keys, loses car

The Buffalo News - - LOCAL NEWS -

A woman who met an­other per­son while she was un­load­ing laun­dry from her car on Bryant Street at about 5:30 a.m. Satur­day wound up los­ing her 2015 Hyundai Elantra when the per­son drove away and left her stand­ing in the street, she told po­lice.

The woman said the two de­cided “to hang out” af­ter the early morn­ing en­counter, and she al­lowed the per­son to drive her car be­fore chang­ing her mind and de­cid­ing she wanted to drive. The per­son stopped the car at Hamp­shire and West Ferry streets so they could switch places, but when she got out, the in­di­vid­ual drove away, she told po­lice.

The car was de­scribed as a gray 2015 four-door Hyundai Elantra with New York li­cense plates.

– Anne Neville

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