SAN ANTONIO – Police have arrested a man after stealing a car that had a 2-month-old baby inside.
Police reported that the child’s mother went inside a Circle K store located in the 5400 block of Evers Road near Leon Valley in San Antonio at approximately 1:00 a.m., leaving her 2-month-old baby in her running vehicle.
The San Antonio Police Department stated that the car was gone when she returned to the parking lot.
According to news media reports, multiple officers and helicopters searched for baby and found the vehicle abandoned with the baby safe inside after receiving an anonymous 9-1-1 call.
After a search, police found and arrested Jonathan Rivas-Arias, 26, and charged him with kidnapping and vehicle theft.