Milwaukee woman who stole tow truck, injured officer charged

Posted at 6:15 AM, Sep 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-26 07:33:09-04

MILWAUKEE – A Milwaukee woman faces several charges -- including stealing a tow truck and injuring an officer.

Precious Murphy, 29, stole a tow truck and crashed into two other cars near Pierce and Locust last week..

According to the criminal complaint,  Murphy got out of the vehicle and stole another car to make her getaway.

A day later investigators got a tip Murphy was in a hospital in western Wisconsin and was arrested there.

Murphy is expected in court for a preliminary hearing next week.