This gentleman really didn't want to get caught. In hot pursuit by police, he keeps crashing his car, then taking other people's cars. Eventually he runs out of cars and starts running. He's stopped trying to scale a fence.
Takeaway - don't drive with your door unlocked.
UPDATE: this happened in 2014 in Denver. The driver was a kidnapping and carjacking suspect. Here's a full 54 minute video:
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In 1996, Finland invented, but never adopted, a harpoon device to stop drivers evading police. It latched onto a fleeing car and, if necessary, released tear gas into the car.
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