Concorde, California (KGO) — A nightmare state of affairs unfolds for a lady on the Autopia automobile wash in Harmony after the automobile was stolen earlier than her eyes.

“I hope it was a mistake, however for me, it was a really unhealthy mistake.”

On July 20, Shannon Orton took her automobile to be cleaned.

She says she sat down and waited for it to finish. However, when it was finished:

“Inside seconds, I seen my automobile was legitimately driving too far. They legitimately gave my keys to another person,” Orton mentioned.

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Orton says that after the preliminary shock, she went inside to speak to the staff—telling them that one in all her staff had given the keys to the incorrect particular person.

“The girl who was in customer support walked as much as the man who was cleansing my automobile and requested the place the Subaru was. And he was standing there,” Orton mentioned.

The police have been referred to as and Orton filed a report.

She says, whereas she has not seen the footage herself, officers instructed her that surveillance video exhibits a person sporting a cap, glasses and a face masks entering into his car and working.

Orton says he is not sure what to suppose now, however wonders how the automobile wash brought about this error.

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“They did not verify the declare tickets, they did not verify any of them. This could by no means have occurred,” Orton mentioned.

However it doesn’t matter what occurred, this error would value Orton 1000’s of {dollars}.

He now has to purchase a brand new automobile, and his insurance coverage will solely pay a small quantity.

“I virtually paid off my automobile, and now I’ve to begin over,” Orton mentioned.

ABC7 Information spoke to staff contained in the Autopia automobile wash on Saturday afternoon.

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They instructed us that there have been no employees current when Orton’s automobile was stolen. We left our quantity and have been instructed a supervisor would name again.

So for now, Orton is simply taking it day in and time out.

Making an attempt to warn others to watch out, to verify this does not probably occur to them.

“I do not suppose I will ever go to a kind of locations once more. Undoubtedly not Autopia. Truthfully any of them. I believe I’ll panic about it without end,” she mentioned.

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