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Chicago automobile theft: CPD trying to find suspect after automobile stolen with lady, 3, inside on Clinton in South Loop: ‘They took my child’

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago police are trying to find the thief who stole a automobile with a 3-year-old lady inside within the South Loop Wednesday evening.

Police stated a 26-year-old lady bought 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 automobile. 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 stated.

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

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

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 comfortable that she’s alright as a result of something might have occurred to her,” Glecia Hood stated.

Hood stated 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 stated.

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

“We bought the telephone name, my granddaughter screaming, ‘they took my child they took my child,'” Hood stated.

She stated she’s praying for swift justice.

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

Nobody is presently in custody. Space Three detectives are investigating.

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

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