Child in backseat of stolen car found safe in West Philadelphia, police say
WEST PHILADELPHIA - A 2-year-old boy is safe after police say he was in the backseat of his father's car when it was stolen Saturday night in West Philadelphia.
Investigators say a 2017 Jeep Cherokee was stolen on the 200 block of North Peach Street just after 8 p.m.
The child, who police say was in the back seat during the theft, was found uninjured near a fire house several blocks away.
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The child was then returned to his father.
The car was later located, running unoccupied at the 4700 block of Merion Avenue.
No arrests were reported immediately following the incident.
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