Pittsburgh police have been searching for a man who briefly stole a car left running outside a convenience store.
Police say the toddler's father went inside the Hanini Market and Subs shop about 8 p.m. Sunday to buy a soda and some candy for the boy, who was strapped into a car seat.
The man immediately called police after he saw the suspect jump into the car and drive away as he exited the store.
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Police Cmdr. Lavonnie Bickerstaff says officers found the car about a half-mile away with the child still safely inside about 15 minutes later.
The child wasn't hurt.
Police were still searching for the suspect early Monday.