San Antonio Police are looking for a suspect who managed to steal a police car, 1200 WOAI news reports.

  Andres Davila, 40, had been stopped by officers who were investigating a vehicle theft.  The officers placed him in the back seat of the patrol car.  But officials say while police were investigating another incident, Davila managed to get into the front seat and drive away.

  Davils drove the patrol car all the way to the east side, before abandoning it near East Houston and New Braunfels.

  Police describe him as 5'8, 200 pounds and 'covered in tattoos.'  They are asking for the public's help in locating him. 

  Detectives didn't say if Davila managed to get out of his handcuffs.