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Two men stole a car with a child still in it, dropped the child to school, then escaped

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ghent Ghent Elementary School Source: Norfolk Public Schools

TWO THIEVES STOLE a car which had an 8-year-old boy still inside, then dropped the child to school before making their escape.

The incident happened this morning in Norfolk, Virginia.

Local tv station WAVY reports that the child’s mother, a post office worker, had left the car outside her office with the engine running so that the boy could listen to music, as she had to check in before dropping him to school.

When she emerged, both the car and her son were gone.

According to police the thieves took note of their stowaway, and then asked him where he goes to school.

The answer being Ghent Elementary School, the two promptly dropped him there before making their escape.

The boy was subsequently found sitting in class as if nothing had happened by police.

The car was located three miles away by the owner (who had left her phone inside) using a Find My Phone app.

The two thieves had escaped and remain at large.

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