ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A newly-released inmate wasted no time stealing a car that was unlocked and running in front of the Arlington Police Station.

He was identified as Victor Aguirre, 21.

Victor Aguirre, 21 (credit: Arlington Police Department)

Police are calling the theft an “unfortunate situation,” and a “good reminder” to “never leave your car running and unlocked while unattended.”

Aguirre totaled the car and wound up in the hospital.

A woman’s car was totaled after a newly-released inmate stole it. (credit: Arlington Police Department)

Police are calling the theft an “unfortunate situation,” and a “good reminder” to “never leave your car running and unlocked while unattended.”

The thief totaled the car and wound up in the hospital.