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Police: Car Stolen With Child Inside, 4-Year-Old Later Reunited With Mother

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A child was reunited with their mother Friday after they were in a vehicle that was stolen in Minneapolis earlier in the morning.

The Minneapolis Police Department says officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle with a 4-year-old child inside on the 2800 block of Colfax Avenue South around 10:51 a.m.

Officers say a delivery driver left her vehicle running with the child inside while making a delivery, and someone stole her vehicle.

While officers were gathering information from the driver, a 911 caller said they were with the child that was left on a sidewalk near the 800 block of West 27th Street.

The child was unharmed and reunited with her mother.

The vehicle is described as a 2009 Toyota Highlander with Minnesota license plates BYV959.

Authorities are investigating.


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