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Man steals car in Asheville with toddler inside

Published On: Jun 08 2013 03:22:05 PM CDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -

An Asheville mother says she is relieved after her 18-month-old son was returned home safely following a carjacking.
    
Latesia Watley says she walking back to her car outside a gas station on Thursday night when someone jumped inside the vehicle and drove off. Watley's son was strapped in his car seat in the back.
    
An hour later, police said the car had been found with the toddler still inside. Watley says she thinks the would-be kidnapper abandoned the car once he realized the child was in the backseat.
    
Authorities are still looking for the suspect.

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