Man briefly steals vehicle with 2 kids inside

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado Springs police are looking for a man who briefly stole a vehicle with two young children inside.

The Gazette reports ( the owner was a few feet away when the man jumped into the running car downtown and drove away at about 2 p.m. Saturday. Police say a 10-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl were in the car at the time.

The man drove about two blocks before he abandoned the car and ran away. He was last seen wearing a black and white checkered hooded sweatshirt.

No one was hurt, but police are investigating the incident as a kidnapping.

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