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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police say a 6-year-old boy was briefly kidnapped Tuesday night in an auto theft.READ MORE: 2 Women Injured, Man Detained After Stabbing In Crystal
It happened near the 2900 block of Aldrich Avenue South in the Lyn-Lake neighborhood just before 9 p.m.
The stolen Chevrolet Cruze was found a few blocks away about 35 minutes later. The child was still inside, and was unharmed.READ MORE: Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe And Effective In Kids Ages 5-11 (CBS News)
Police are searching for the thieves.
Vehicle was just towed. Officers still on scene talking with witnesses. Car thefts have been a huge problem across MPLS this year. Yet again another incident with a child inside when it happened, luckily found safe. @WCCO pic.twitter.com/kNjKWNatov
— Jeff Wagner (@Jeff_Wagner4) October 14, 2020MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Marginal Risk Of Severe Storms Monday; Big Temp Drop Follows