CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police said a car was stolen with a 3-year-old child inside in the South Loop Wednesday night.
Police said a 26-year-old woman got out of her car for a brief moment in the 1200-block of South Clinton while leaving her 3-year-old child in the vehicle. In that brief time, the suspect jumped into the car and drove off.
The thief dropped the child off in the 500-block of West Jackson where a security officer found them and called police.
Shortly after, the car was found empty in the 4400-block of South Shields, police said.
The child was taken to Lurie Children's Hospital in good condition for observation.
No one is currently in custody. Area Three detectives are investigating.
Car stolen with child, 3, inside in South Loop, Chicago police say
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