A 5-month-old baby is safe after police found the child alone inside a vehicle during bitter cold temperatures in Philadelphia Wednesday night.
Police say they first received a call reporting that a vehicle with a baby inside was stolen in the area of 5600 Vine Street. Police searched the area and eventually found a 5-month-old child inside a car about a half a mile away on the 100 block of North Sickels Street.
The car was not running and police broke a window to get the baby out. The child was not hurt and was reunited with family members.
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Investigators told NBC10 they are unsure whether the car was stolen or if the baby was abandoned. Police are searching for the child’s mother for more information.
Investigators have not identified the person who made the initial report that the baby was inside a stolen car.