Police searching for suspect who stole truck with baby, dropped child off at Dorchester intersection

Police are searching for the suspect who stole a car with a baby inside before dropping the infant off at a Dorchester intersection Friday, Boston Police say.

Officers responded to the intersection of Geneva Ave and Leroy Street just before 3:00 p.m. for the reported kidnapping. The victimized family told police that they had pulled over to tend to the two-year-old when the suspect entered their truck and sped down the road with the baby still inside.

Surveillance video shows the stolen truck fleeing down Geneva Ave toward Bowdoin Street as the family tries to chase down the alleged kidnapper.

The truck returns moments later, speeding down the wrong way of a one-way before opening the front door and dropping the car seat holding the baby on the street corner. A woman then swoops in, picking up the child from the curb.

Friday night, police released photographs of the alleged kidnapper. Police say the suspect is described as a heavy-set, light-skinned Hispanic male wearing grey shirts and pants.

The stolen truck was found abandoned an hour later on Columbia Road, a mile from where the alleged kidnapping took place, Boston Police say.

EMS was called to the scene to evaluate the infant, according to Boston Police.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Detectives at (617) 343-4335.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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