PATERSON, N.J. (CBS) — Police in Paterson, New Jersey are searching for a suspect who stole a street sweeper Wednesday morning.

It happened just before 2 a.m. as a worker was changing a garbage bag.

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Police say the suspect went on a joyride for about a half mile before crashing into several cars and running away.

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The worker was not injured, but there’s extensive damage to those parked cars.