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911 calls recount search for stolen car with child inside

Cheviot Police search child abduction
Posted at 10:12 AM, Nov 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-11 20:37:47-05

CHEVIOT, Ohio — Cheviot Police are searching for the person who stole a car with a 5-year-old girl in the backseat.

911 calls captured the moment a mother realized her vehicle was stolen with her sleeping daughter inside. She told police she stepped inside her home on the 400 block of Homelawn to get something. When she turned around, her car and daughter were gone.

"Somebody just stole my car and my daughter was in it," the woman said. "I ran in the house really quick; my daughter was asleep in the car. Someone took my car. It's not here anymore."

In the 911 calls, the mother goes door-to-door in her complex looking for help. Police said the 2008 Pontiac was located at the corner of Raceview and Harrison via OnStar tracking around 30 minutes later. The child was found unharmed.

Police said the child and mother were reunited, but the suspect had fled the area. Police dusted the car for prints, and are still looking for the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cheviot Police Department at 513-825-2280.

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