NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A suspect is in custody after police say a car was stolen in Brooklyn with a 2-year-old girl inside.
It happened just before 4 p.m. Friday on 30th Street and Third Avenue in Greenwood Heights.READ MORE: Officials Announce Plan To Preserve Crumbling BQE For Another 20 Years
Police say a woman was loading the child into the parked vehicle when a man approached her, telling her to get the kid out of the car.
But police say she didn’t move fast enough and the suspect took off with the 2-year-old in the back seat.
UPDATE: The baby has been located and is safe. The suspect is in custody.
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Officers caught up with him on the BQE and took him into custody. The suspect was identified as 33-year-old Tyler Hall, from London, New Hampshire.
Hall is facing a number of charges, including robbery, vehicular assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child.MORE NEWS: De Blasio: Cuomo 'Should Be Charged' Over Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims In AG Investigation
The little girl was not harmed.