Man In Kelantan Steals Car With Child Inside While The Mother Stopped To Buy Breakfast

The boy was later found safe.

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A woman from Kota Bharu, Kelantan almost lost her son when a man stole her car with the child inside

According to Harian Metro, the incident took place on Monday, 17 February around 7.45am. 

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The six-year-old child was alone in the mother's Proton Exora when she stopped to buy breakfast

Kelantan deputy police chief SAC Abdullah Mat Piah told Bernama that the victim's mother, in her 40s, went to a nearby roadside stall when a man suddenly entered the car and sped off.

The car engine was left running when the suspect stole the vehicle.

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Two hours after the kidnapping, the boy was found safe near a supermarket

The Star reported that police retrieved the boy around 10am at Kok Lanas, Kota Bharu.

SAC Abdullah said, "The suspect left the boy with a stall operator who later contacted the police. The suspect also told the trader that the boy's mother would fetch him later."

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