Car thief believed to be in Morristown

(WGRV) A man stole a vehicle and is now possibly in Morristown.

On Monday, Charles Lawson reportedly stole a lime green 2006 Nissan Altima from an Ocean Boulevard East residence.

The victim called police around 6:45 PM to report the car stolen. A witness told police that Lawson said to him that he had permission to drive the car and they went to Wendy’s at Exit 23 together.

Lawson allegedly gave the witness $20 and told him to buy some food and put the rest toward gas.

A friend of the witness said that Lawson was in Morristown.

A warrant for motor vehicle theft over $1,000 but less than $10,000 has been issued.