A child is unhurt after a frightening vehicle theft early Monday morning in Robbinsdale.
According to Robbinsdale Police, the carjacking happened just after 7:30 a.m. at a Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh gas station and convenience store located off of 36th Avenue. A woman was putting air in her tires when a male suspect got into her car and drove away with the 4-year-old child still in the vehicle.
The thief stopped before the vehicle was out of the parking lot, at which point the 4-year-old got out unharmed. The suspect then fled onto 36th Ave. N.
The stolen vehicle was later found in a parking lot by Golden Valley officers.
The suspect is also believed to have stolen a separate vehicle that was ditched in a parking lot next to Hy-Vee, preceding the incident in which he stole the woman's vehicle.
Anyone with information that could help solve the case is asked to contact Robbinsdale Police Department.