Man charged with stealing taxi, leading police on chase

December 18, 2011 (CHICAGO)

Police say Cortez Carter took the cab Sunday morning from in front of a coffee shop at Division and Dearborn.

Officers caught up with the thief a short time later with the help of the cab company's GPS, but not before Cortez allegedly drove through a stop light and hit a police mass transit vehicle.

The two officers inside that vehicle suffered minor injuries.

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