CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Police in Chattanooga is trying to stop the man who is stealing gas from people's parked vehicles in the Brainerd and Hamilton Place neighborhoods.

According to a news release to Channel 3, detectives have received numerous complaints recently in those areas.

Witnesses have reported seeing a man who appears to be white with dark-colored hair. He is cutting the lines and draining the tanks. Officers believe his getaway vehicle is a maroon Chevrolet Trailblazer. 

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.