The Dodge City Police Department is investigating after a car with young child inside was stolen on Tuesday afternoon. It happened just before 4 p.m. at the Taco Jalisco restaurant on East Wyatt Earp Boulevard.
The Dodge City Police Department, Ford County Sheriff’s Office, and the Kansas Highway Patrol flooded the area. After about 15 minutes, the car was found abandoned with the 3-month-old girl safe inside.
EMS was requested to respond and check out the child. She was medically cleared and returned to her mother.
Police say they have a person of interest in custody. They are still following up on leads.
If anyone has information contact the Ford County Communications at 227-4646 or 911.