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Baby returned to parents after thief steals car with child inside

Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 9:56 PM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - Fort Wayne police are investigating the theft of a car with an infant inside it. The child has been recovered and is in good health, but the thief was on the run late Monday night.

Baby, parents reunited after car with baby inside stolen
Baby, parents reunited after car with baby inside stolen(Fort Wayne's NBC)

Police say a woman went into the Phillips 66 gas station on Broadway to buy something, and when she returned, her car was gone. She called her husband who went to the scene.

Police later learned that the person who stole the car had dropped off the baby near the Speedway gas station on Sherman Boulevard. The baby was checked over by medics and had no apparent injuries.

Police say they are still looking for a 2007 black Ford Fusion that has some damage on it. The couple told police they have no idea who the car thief is. If you have helpful information about this case, call 911 or call Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP.

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