It was an amazing feat when a handcuffed man was able to steal a Holden police cruiser, but one that has netted him felony charges.

Holden Police say 40-year-old Matthew Smullen was arrested Tuesday night when an officer responded to a report of suspicious activity at a closed business. The officer was able to pull over Smullen's vehicle, which also contained a woman and two children. Smullen was on probation and wanted for lesser drug charges.

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The officer handcuffed Smullen's hands behind his back and placed him in the back seat of the police cruiser. The cars are equipped with a divider between the front and back seats, which has a small window. Somehow, Smullen was able to squeeze through the tiny window and get the car started and in gear, despite still being handcuffed. He drove away, but it was a quick trip. Police stopped the vehicle and were able to, once again, apprehend Smullen, who now faces several additional charges including escape and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

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