Chicago police searching for suspect after car stolen with girl, 3, inside in South Loop: ‘Monster’

Chicago police searching for suspect after car stolen with girl, 3, inside in South Loop: ‘Monster’

CHICAGO (TOC) — Chicago police are looking for the thief who stole a automobile with a 3-year-old lady inside within the South Loop Wednesday evening.

Police mentioned a 26-year-old girl acquired out of her Chevy Equinox for a quick second about 8:30 p.m. within the 1200-block of South Clinton Avenue whereas leaving her 3-year-old daughter within the car. In that point, the suspect jumped into the automobile within the busy space and drove off.

The thief dropped the kid, who is popping 4 subsequent month, off within the 500-block of West Jackson Boulevard the place a safety officer discovered her and known as police.

The lady had been wandering in an alley close to Union Station, Chicago police mentioned.

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Shortly after, the automobile was discovered empty within the 4400-block of South Shields Avenue in Canaryville, police mentioned. CPD had been capable of monitor the car, which was left operating, on native streets and the expressway.

The kid was taken to Lurie Kids’s Hospital in good situation for remark, however she is traumatized, household mentioned.

The kid’s great-grandmother was relieved however offended Thursday morning.

She’s hoping police will discover the one that has traumatized their household.

“I am simply so pleased that she’s alright as a result of something may have occurred to her,” Glecia Hood mentioned.

Hood mentioned she will be able to’t thank God sufficient that her great-granddaughter, 3-year-old Kartier Lee, was discovered protected.

“Simply understanding that she was left in some alley, however I am simply grateful any individual discovered her,” Hood mentioned.

Hood mentioned the lady’s mom had stopped by a Chick-fil-A to shortly test the size of the road when somebody acquired within the automobile and drove off with the kid.

“We acquired the cellphone name, my granddaughter screaming, ‘they took my child they took my child,'” Hood mentioned.

She mentioned she’s praying for swift justice.

“I simply hope they are often discovered,” Hood mentioned. “I am so offended — monster.”

Nobody is at present in custody. Space Three detectives are investigating.

No description of the suspect was out there Thursday morning, however there are cameras within the areas the place the kid was taken and located.

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