Car thief steals SUV with 10-month old baby inside

Police have apprehended a car thief who sped away from a West Seattle convenience store Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 27) after stealing an SUV with a 10-month-old child inside.

The suspect fled the store – located in the 1600 block of SW Holden Street – in a black Ford Edge SUV just after 3:15 p.m., and headed south toward White Center.

Nineteen minutes after police began searching for the suspect, King County Sheriff’s Deputies and Seattle police found the SUV and the child – who was okay – parked near 8th Ave SW and SW 99th Street, near Dubsea Coffee:

Here’s a video from a surveillance camera of the actual car being stolen:

Witnesses described the suspect as a Hispanic male, 19-21 years old, 120 pounds, 5’6 to 5’7, with very short hair and a mustache, wearing tan khaki pants, a black sweatshirt, black tank top, and black shoes.


4 Responses to “Car thief steals SUV with 10-month old baby inside”
  1. Rory says:

    Anybody care to inquire as to why the baby was in the car alone? Seems to me like a couple people should have gone to jail, I love how he just kind of casually walks up to his car as it is being stolen with his child inside,

  2. nancy says:

    From the video, it looked like the suspect started the car up….were the keys in the car and still running?

  3. watchful says:

    This father needs strong parenting classes. Way too casual! Mama will surely set him straight.

    Theif not too bright either!

  4. conservative says:

    Dollars to donuts it was an illegal not happy with all the giveaways we tax payers provide here in the promised land.

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