Man Flees After Crashing Stolen Car With Child Inside in Puyallup
PUYALLUP, WA (April 26, 2019) – A car thief crashed a stolen vehicle with a child inside at South Meridian and 43rd Avenue Southwest early Wednesday.
According to Pierce County Sheriff’s officials, a man contacted 911 around 7 a.m. to report that his silver Mazda was stolen from the 1500 Block of 93rd Avenue East. In addition, the suspected car thief stole his vehicle with his infant still inside.
Moments later, dispatchers responded to another call about a silver Mazda that crashed at a Walgreens along South Meridian. It appears the child was left inside the vehicle while the thief fled from the scene.
Per reports, the child reconnected with her family shortly after.
PCSD Det. Sgt. Gary Sanders said the mother had been loading the kids in the car. After securing the 3-year-old in the vehicle, she went back to retrieve her other child, yet only to find the vehicle and her infant gone.
As for the suspect, police are seeking his whereabouts.
The roads are riddled with irresponsible and reckless drivers. Be on the lookout for them. When we remain alert and focused on the road ahead, we are less prone to accidents.
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