Norton police: Mansfield man arrested for car theft

Norton Police Department (WLNE)

NORTON, Mass. (WLNE) — Norton police said a Mansfield man was arrested Friday night after stealing a car from a parking lot.

Police said they responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at about 8:30 p.m. at the Planet Fitness on Mansfield Avenue.

When police arrived, a witness said they saw a man enter the gym, then take someone’s keys from inside the building. That person was able to give a description of the white Dodge Ram pick-up and the suspect.

Michael Lambert, 47, was later found inside the truck in West Bridgewater according to police. He was arrested, and brought back to Norton.

Police said they found cocaine, and a dozen stolen licenses on him.

Lambert is facing car theft and drug charges. He’s expected to appear in court Tuesday.

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