Baby inside stolen vehicle found safe in Oakland

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EMERYVILLE (KRON) – A 4-month-old baby who was inside a stolen vehicle in Emeryville Wednesday morning has been found safe, according to the Emeryville Police Department.

Around 10:08 a.m. police responded to the area of 3838 Hollis Street near a Home Depot following reports of a stolen car with a baby inside.

The suspect left the scene driving toward Oakland, with the infant strapped in the car seat.

Officials say witnesses tried following the car but lost track of it in Oakland.

Captain Chris Collins says several minutes later Oakland Police reported a baby found on the roadway near 28th and Union Streets in Oakland, which is not too far from where the vehicle was stolen.

It was quickly confirmed by the police that the baby found was the same baby in the stolen vehicle.

Officials say the baby was not harmed and reunited with the mother.

Authorities continue to search for the suspect and stolen car at this time.

The vehicle is described as a metallic dark gray, four-door 2018 Honda Accord with a license plate number 8EGL341.

Police are reviewing surveillance video.

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