Toddler found after police recover stolen van

December 7, 2012 9:15:06 AM PST
A mother was reunited with her toddler after her van was stolen in the 7800-block of S. Essex. The child was inside the vehicle during the theft.

According to police, the mother double parked the vehicle in order to knock on a friend's door. When she turned around, the van had disappeared- with her three-year-old inside.

Neighbors dialed 911, and responding officers found the vehicle and child two blocks away.

The toddler was not hurt.

Police have made no arrests.