DETROIT, MI – Detroit Police need assistance from the public to identify the suspect in the photos who stole a vehicle with a child inside of it earlier this afternoon.

The child was found in the 19000 block of Mendota but the suspect is not in custody.

On Saturday April 13th, 2019, the victim’s mother went into the New Urban Beauty Supply Store located in the 15000 block of Joy Rd. at approximately 2:30 p.m.

She left her 4 year old son in the vehicle. The suspect entered her vehicle and escaped with her child inside.

The vehicle, a tan 2014 Fords Fusion with heavy damage to the driver’s side was recovered in the 18000 block of Fitzpatrick. The child was not in the vehicle.

Suspect described as a black male, wearing a black skull cap and black sweatpants with a stripes along the side of the legs.

If anyone knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to contact Detroit Police Department’s Sixth Precinct at 313-596-5600, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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