Hayward police car stolen and recovered

A Hayward police car was stolen, and later recovered Friday morning.

It was swiped from putside the police station on Winton Avenue.

Officers told KTVU that the patrol car was running, and an officer was standing nearby, when the suspect jumped into the car and took off.

Police found the automobile at about 4-30 a.m. Friday, with the help of a GPS system.

But the suspect was had already left.

According to authorities, there was no damage to the car, and nothing was missing inside.