Carjacking suspect steals car with child inside, abandons vehicle with child unharmed

The Dallas Police Department responded to a carjacking and child abduction at 3:20AM this morning in the 7100 block of S. RL Thornton Freeway (I35E) at Camp Wisdom Road.

Upon arrival, officers met with an individual that stated he exited his vehicle and went inside a convenience store while his vehicle was still running, doors locked, and his 3-year-old child inside the car.

During this time, a suspect drove up next to the running vehicle, got inside, and drove off. The suspect drove the vehicle approximately 11 blocks before abandoning the vehicle. The child was located inside the car unharmed.

The suspect got into a getaway car and fled the scene.