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Block watch on Facebook helps recover stolen car

POINT PLACE, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A woman's stolen car is back in her driveway thanks tothe watchful eye of a neighbor and Facebook!

Facebook is taking block watch groups to the next levelby helping neighbors communicate.

Early Friday morning, Cheryl Cerveny noticed her car hadbeen stolen right out of her driveway in Point Place. After contacting thepolice, she logged onto Facebook and posted in the Point PlaceBlock Watch group about it.

Within two hours, someone else commented and said theysaw a car matching that description parked on a nearby road. It turned out tobe Cerveny's, and is now back in her possession.

She says if it weren't for Facebook, she thinks her carwould still be missing.

"You get everything on there, from bikers speeding downthe road to somebody broke into somebody's house," Cerveny said. "And you know,people respond."

Police don't know who took the car at this time.

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