FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Detectives have identified the kidnapping suspect who they believe stole a car with an infant in the back seat.READ MORE: Homestead Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site Extends Hours
It happened Monday outside of a laundromat at 201 W. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale Police said Brian Jean, 16, took the car from the parking lot, before abandoning it a few hours later in Pompano Beach. The baby was still inside the vehicle when it was found.READ MORE: Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie To Plead Not Guilty To Perjury Charge
Police said the child’s mother, Susely Lopez, left her car running while she ran inside the laundromat. That’s when the suspect jumped into the vehicle and took off.
Detectives identified Jean by fingerprints left inside the vehicle.MORE NEWS: Coast Guard Offloads More Than Two Tons Of Seized Cocaine In Miami Beach
They are now trying to locate him.