Suspected car thief flees crash near Ben Franklin Bridge in Old City Philadelphia

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Car thief crashes in Old City: Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 5:30 a.m. on September 14, 2017. (WPVI)

Philadelphia police are searching for a car thief after a crash near the Ben Franklin Bridge.

It happened at 3 a.m. Thursday in Old City.

Police say the suspect stole car keys from a house in the area then sped away.

The driver struck a barrier at the base of the Ben Franklin Bridge then fled the scene on foot.

No one was hurt.

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