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Stolen police cruiser found in Miami-Dade lake

Vehicle stolen Monday from officer's driveway

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A Miami-Dade police cruiser reported stolen Monday has been located in a lake.

The discovery was made Tuesday afternoon.

Sky 10 was over the lake in the area of Southwest 336th Street and 192nd Avenue in southwest Miami-Dade County. The cruiser was completely submerged in the water.

The vehicle was assigned to a female officer who noticed it was missing from her driveway at about 8:30 a.m. Monday.

The officer's helmet and bulletproof vest was inside the vehicle when it was stolen.