Stolen Car Found Abandoned In Alto Pass

Alto Pass, Ill. – Authorities in Union County say an abandoned car found by a hiker yesterday morning was likely stolen.

The Union County Sheriff’s office says the SUV was found at the bottom of a bluff in Alto Pass with no signs of a driver or passengers. They contacted the vehicle’s owner in Anna and found out it had been reported stolen.

Crime scene technicians with the Illinois State Police are investigating.