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Stolen SUV with child inside recovered in NW Atlanta

7:45 AM, May 30, 2013   |    comments
A silver SUV (upper right) has all four doors open, a man (center) holds a child while talking to Atlanta Police.
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ATLANTA -- Police said an SUV with a child inside was recovered after being stolen Thursday morning in northwest Atlanta.

It happened just before 8 a.m. near the intersection of Bolton Road and Marietta Boulevard.

Atlanta Police Officer Kim Jones said Hillary Grotewold was putting air in the tires of her GMC Terrain at a RaceTrac station at the corner of Bolton and Marietta when someone hopped into the car and drove off. Grotewold's 4-year-old son was in the back seat.

Jones said the suspect abandoned the vehicle at a nearby CVS Pharmacy when he realized there was a child in the back.

The suspect was described as a black male with a gray hat and gray backpack. Jones said he took Grotewold's purse and iPhone.

WXIA-TV

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