Somebody stole a Lincoln man’s SUV, so the man got into his car and chased his own SUV.

Just after 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, Lincoln police officers were sent to a house near 21st and Holdrege Streets to investigate a motor vehicle theft. While they were driving there, officers found out that the man whose 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe had been stolen was following the SUV in his Honda Accord.

The Tahoe headed east on R Street but missed the turn and hit the wrought-iron fence on the west side of Wyuka Cemetery, near 36th and R Streets.

The person who stole the Tahoe got out and got into somebody else’s vehicle, which then drove off.

The Tahoe and the fence sustained several thousand dollars in damage, police said.

Police would like to see video surveillance footage from the area. People with information about the incident are asked to call the Lincoln Police Department at 402-441-6000 or Lincoln Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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Bob Glissmann helps cover public safety and weather events as an editor on The World-Herald's breaking news desk. Follow him on Twitter @BobGlissmann. Phone: 402-444-1109.

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