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Saudi Arabian authorities arrest man who ran over two women with stolen car

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Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested a man who ran over two women with a stolen car in the al-Qassim province, the region’s media spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Bader al-Suhaibani said in a statement on Wednesday.

A clip from CCTV footage circulating on social media showed a man looking into the windows of an empty car parked on the side of a road. After he notices the keys are still in the ignition, the man jumps in and speeds off in the vehicle.

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Another clip from later in the evening showed the same speeding white car hitting two women while they were crossing a street in a neighborhood in al-Qassim.

The car races off quickly after running the women over, the video showed.

The man is a Saudi national in his thirties, al-Suhaibani said. No further details on the condition of the women have been released.

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