AMBER Alert: Suspect steals car from parking lot with tot boy inside [Police]


Missing toddler inside stolen car FOUND SAFE, police still searching for suspected car thief

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North Carolina authorities issued an AMBER Alert Monday at around 1 a.m. after a man stole a car, reportedly with a toddler boy inside.

CBS 17 reports that 1-year-old Legend Masir Goodwine was inside a gold Acura TL sedan with North Carolina license plate, FES-4626, when someone took the car from a parking lot off of 1100 South Main Street in High Point. The car has front end damage. Police announced the incident at around 11 p.m. Sunday night, followed by an AMBER Alert a few hours later.

“Suspect described as a male, wearing blue shirt, grey hat and blue jeans,” the High Pointe police wrote on a Facebook post. “Vehicle last seen headed southbound on Main Street. Child is 1.5 years old, wearing orange tank top and wrapped in Ninja Turtles blanket.”

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WRAL reports that the vehicle was running when it was stolen. The little boy’s mother reportedly pulled up to a business along S. Main Street at around 10:30 p.m., but the left car on while she went inside. Surveillance footage captured the man getting into the vehicle, the outlet reports.

Legend stands 2-feet tall and weighs around 20 pounds. Police said they believe there is only one suspect, who was described as an unknown black male with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with any information is urged to call High Point Police immediately at 336-883-3224 or call 911.

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[Feature Photo: Legend Goodwine/Handout]