SAVANNAH, GA (January 28, 2014): Metro Police quickly recovered a 10-month-old baby and a stolen vehicle Monday afternoon and continue to search for the suspect who took them.

Responding Downtown and Central Precinct officers alerted by a telephone call, found the missing 2009 Saturn sedan abandoned on East 51st Street at Hickory Street about 4:45 p.m., moments after the car with the sleeping infant in the back seat was stolen from a daycare center at West Gwinnett and May streets.

The girl’s father reported that he turned off the ignition and left the keys while he entered the building to pick up another child. The car was no longer in place when he returned to the lot.

Metro received a call that a vehicle matching the description was parked on 51st Street and found the still-sleeping child buckled into her car seat and unharmed.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity or location is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.