By: Yu Kai-hsiang and Scully Hsiao
The thief, surnamed Lin, was caught on the Sanying Interchange on National Freeway No. 3 in Sanxia District, New Taipei, around 6 p.m.
Lin stole Chen’s car at 9:10 a.m. from the basement of the building in Taipei that houses the ministry, apartments and a swimming pool, after Chen’s chauffeur left the car unlocked and the car’s key in the glove compartment, according to Lee Chien-chang, head of Yanping Police Station.
Police hunted down the thief through the electronic toll collection system. [FULL STORY]