Good Samaritan ends cop car joyride in Sacramento

Dashcam shows man follow stolen police car, then perform citizen's arrest on driver. (KCRA / NBC News Channel)

(KCRA/NBC News) A man's joyride in a stolen police car came to an end Saturday thanks to the quick thinking of a Good Samaritan.

Chris Marzan began following the police car after he saw it crash onto a curb in Sacramento, California, then continue driving.

Eventually the car stopped at a gas station, where Marzan performed a citizen's arrest on the man behind the wheel and waited for police to arrive.

Marzan, a former security guard, says following the car may not have been the best decision, but he'd do it again.

"I stand by my decision because I can't live with myself if something happened to someone," Marzan said.

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