Sleeping baby kidnapped in DC when suspect steals car

A baby was found unharmed in Northeast D.C. after police said a suspect stole a car with the child inside on Monday, Nov. 6, 2016.

- Police are looking for a suspect after a baby was found unharmed following a kidnapping and car theft in Northeast DC.

DC police said officers responded to 18th Street and Monroe Street, Northeast at about 10:15 a.m. for a report of a kidnapping.

The victim told officers the sleeping baby was left in the car while the victim quickly ran into a business.

While the victim was inside the business, a suspect stole the car, according to police.

Officials said the suspect abandoned the car with the baby inside at 14th Street and W Street, Northeast and fled the scene.

The child was unharmed, according to authorities. Detectives say the suspect is a man between 17 and 19-years-old.

Police say anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at (202) 727-9099. 

There is a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

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