Crews Pull Stolen Car from Shenipsit Lake in Ellington

Police pulled a stolen car out of Shenipsit Lake in Ellington on Monday morning.

State police said they received a report of a car in the lake at 7 a.m. and found it submerged about eight feet from shore. No one was in the vehicle.

Investigators sought out the owner and learned the Vernon woman it is registered has reported it stolen.

The water did not appear to be contaminated, according to a news release from state police.

State police notified Vernon police and an investigation is underway.

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