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HEADING SOUTH: Car Thief Looking For Warmer Weather

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Police say a Coralville man tried to beat the cold last month by stealing a car and driving south.

Forty-six-year-old Harold Schneider is accused of stealing an SUV at the end of December. He was arrested in Mississippi on January 2 when the stolen car was spotted.

Investigators say Schneider admitted to stealing the car because wanted to go south where it was warm.

He is facing one count of first-degree theft.