CONCORD (CBS SF) — Police in Concord were looking for a suspect who stole a vehicle with a four-month-old baby inside, later leaving the vehicle abandoned with the baby still inside.Scott Peterson Returning To San Mateo County Courtroom Wednesday For Re-Sentencing
Concord police said officers responded shortly after 10 p.m. to the 5400 block of Ygnacio Valley Road on a report of a stolen white minivan. The victim’s four-month-old child was in the vehicle at the time it was stolen.
Within 30 minutes, officers found the minivan abandoned a little over a mile away on Garaventa Drive with the child inside and unharmed.READ MORE: Major Outage Strikes Amazon Web Services ; Netflix, Venmo, Instacart Among Many Affected Sites
Neighboring law enforcement agencies helped in an extensive search for a suspect, providing a K9 unit as well as air support, but a suspect was not found. No suspect description was available.
The baby was evaluated by medical personnel as a precaution.
Anyone with additional information was asked to call Concord Police Department Detective Sergeant Scott Smith at (925)-671-
The abduction was one of two separate incidents in the East Bay Thursday night involving children inside vehicles that were stolen. Earlier Thursday evening in Pittsburg, a woman stole an idling SUV with a 1-year-old girl strapped in a car seat inside. The vehicle was also found abandoned shortly after with the child unharmed and a suspect was arrested early Friday morning.