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Two Men Steal Car With 5-Year-Old Child In Backseat In West Philadelphia, Police Say

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for two men who allegedly stole a car with a 5-year-old child in the backseat. The abduction happened at approximately 3:25 p.m. on Sunday at 60th Street and Lansdowne Avenue in West Philadelphia.

A woman left her 2011 Chevy Impala running with her 5-year-old son asleep in the car while she ran inside a Chinese store, according to police.

While the woman was inside, police say two men jumped into the car and fled westbound on Lansdowne Avenue with the child in the backseat.

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Police say the child was found unharmed on 63rd Street and Haverford Avenue, a few blocks away from the alleged abduction.

The woman’s car was found unoccupied on the 500 block of North Gross Street.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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