Man steals vehicle in CBD with boy in backseat

Man steals vehicle in CBD with boy in backseat

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Police are looking for a man who stole a car with a child inside Friday in the Central Business District.

The incident happened at about 1 p.m. in the 800 block of St. Charles Avenue.

The 64-year-old victim told police she was parked in the block with her 3-year-old grandson in the back seat. When the woman got out of the grey Toyota Sequoia to load items into the vehicle, a man jumped into the driver's seat and sped away.

The suspect stopped the SUV near the intersection of St. Joseph and Camp Street to let child out. He then drove off, leaving the child on the sidewalk.

Police have no suspect and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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