Man Steals Car, Hits Pole, then Flees Leaving Children in Car

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MCGEE, MATTHEW-23SACRAMENTO –

A man driving a stolen car led police on a chase, crashed into a pole, then ran away leaving his kids in the car Friday afternoon.

Sacramento Police saw someone driving a stolen car near Bell Ave. and Raley Blvd. around 3:30 p.m. on Friday.

The car tried to get away from the cops, but crashed into a traffic pole shortly after. The driver, Matthew McGee, 23, then got out and took off running, leaving his kids – aged 2 and 6 – in the car with their mom.

Police captured McGee and arrested him for multiple charges including felony child endangerment and vehicle theft. The children and their mom were all taken to the hospital for treatment.

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4 comments

  • lduket

    Try him, find him guilty, then take him out and shoot him. Don't waste tax payer money supporting him in jail.

  • irene waggoner

    This guy is not those kids father. My brother is. And he is filling full custody of them as we speck. The kids were in the care of their mom at the time n they will not be in danger with him.