Suspected car dealership thief seeks medical help after jumping fence trying to get away

A man who broke into a Georgia car dealership had to seek medical assistance after sustaining injuries while fleeing from officers, Winder police said.

Just after 9 a.m. on June 11, Winder Police Department units responded to Akin’s Ford in reference to an alarm.

The dispatcher told officers that a dealership thermal camera detected a person, later identified as Kevin Santiago, who was seen sitting in one of the cars on the lot.

When the police arrived, Santiago jumped the fence from inside the car dealership parking lot.

Santiago was seen lying motionless on the ground after falling over the fence.


He reportedly sought medical help after injuring himself trying to jump over the fence.

After Santiago’s medical examination, the police took over the case and arrested him.

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Santiago was charged with breaking and entering eight cars, police said.

He was charged with burglary, burglary, entering the crime and other counts, according to police.

Police said body camera footage was captured at the scene.

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