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Police arrest man accused of stealing car with 7-year-old in backseat

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Posted at 6:38 PM, Jan 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-07 18:38:19-05

CINCINNATI -- Police arrested a man Sunday who is accused of stealing a car while a child was in the backseat.

Jeremy Cole, 34, stole a 1997 Toyota Avalon at the One Stop Market on Glenmore Avenue at about 11 a.m. on Jan. 2, police said. The vehicle had been left running with a 7-year-old in the backseat.

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Cole dropped the child off in freezing temperatures in a parking lot two miles away, police said. The child was later reunited with family.

Cole faces charges of kidnapping and robbery.