SUV with stolen tires ticketed for street cleaning in Lincoln Park

An SUV's owner received a ticket for street cleaning even though the car's tires had been stolen overnight.

An SUV whose tires were stolen overnight in Lincoln Park was ticketed Wednesday morning for street cleaning.

PHOTOS: SUV with stolen tires receives street cleaning ticket

Chicago police say they received a call around 7 a.m. Thursday to report all four tires having been stolen. The owner said he parked his car around 10:40 p.m. and discovered his vehicle resting on bricks in the morning. Police are investigating, but no one is in custody.

The owner left a note on his dashboard referencing his police report number so parking enforcement aides could see why he was unable to move his car for street cleaning. He received a ticket anyway.

Late Thursday, the city said the ticket will be voided due to the circumstances of the issue and the knowledge that the tires were stolen overnight.
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