Car stolen from Oxford man’s home found in cornfield

A vehicle stolen from a home in Oxford was found two days later in a cornfield in Camden.
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A vehicle stolen from a home in Oxford was found two days later in a cornfield in Camden.

An Oxford resident told police June 26 his vehicle was stolen from his driveway overnight.

The Homestead Avenue resident said he parked his car when he returned home at 11:30 the previous evening and it was gone when he went outside to go to work at 7:30 a.m.

A neighbor heard the vehicle start at 5:45 a.m., according to the man.

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The man’s wallet, which included his military identification, was in the vehicle and his dogtags were hanging on the rearview mirror. Also inside was a folder with college applications.

The resident said access was likely gained through a faulty driver-side window, which could be pushed down. He said the car’s key was on the floor behind the driver’s seat.

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Police were given a description of the vehicle for local agencies to be looking for it.

The vehicle was found in a cornfield in Camden two days later.