ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say they’re looking for a man who stole a car, but abandoned it after realizing a baby was asleep in the backseat.
The baby’s parents — 21-year-old Jessyca Broom and 23-year-old Brandon Duff — decided to leave their 1-year-old daughter sleeping in the car Tuesday night while they met the landlord of a house they wanted to rent.READ MORE: United Airlines Puts $10 Million Behind Plan To Shuttle Customers By Electric Aircraft
Police say while they were inside the home, they heard engine revving.
The Tampa Bay Times reports the couple saw a man speeding off in their car. They tried to follow in the landlord’s van and eventually flagged down a police officer.READ MORE: Time Is Running Out For Biden To Make Key Decisions On Student Loans
Police found the car abandoned about 45 minutes later, with Italia still sleeping inside. The only thing missing was her mother’s iPhone.
They’ve decided against renting the home.MORE NEWS: Shell And Chevron Shut Gulf Of Mexico Oil Platforms After Leak Halts Pipelines
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