Police: Jersey car thief drops off child

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - November 7, 2008

The Union County Prosecutor's Office says the child was sleeping in the 2008 Dodge Avenger when it was stolen from in front of a business in Union Township around 5 p.m. Wednesday. The car's owner had gone inside.

About 15 minutes later, the car thief dropped the child off with a security guard at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and left.

Authorities say the boy was unharmed and was soon reunited with his family.

The vehicle has not been recovered.

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