Guy Spots Doll in Truck, Ends Up Saving Real Baby

3-week-old infant recovered from stolen truck in NC
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 22, 2018 7:27 AM CDT
Good thing for the doll.   (Getty Images/valio84sl)

(Newser) – A man saw a doll inside a parked truck and called police about an unresponsive infant, leading to the recovery of a stolen truck and a very real baby, reports the AP. Lumberton Police Department Capt. Terry Parker tells the Fayetteville Observer that a woman reported her pickup truck stolen and 3-week-old baby missing Monday. Parker says the woman was taking two other children inside a house when someone stole the vehicle and baby inside it.

Police issued an alert, and Parker says the truck and baby were abandoned in a nearby parking lot minutes later. He says a man walking past the truck noticed a window was down and peered inside. Parker says the man saw a doll lying on the floor and called police, who found the infant uninjured in a car seat in the back of the truck. No arrests had been made as of Tuesday. (Read more infant stories.)

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