Fairfax County Police from the Franconcia station are searching for a suspect involved in a kidnapping and car theft incident that took place in the 7500 block of Murillo Street in Springfield yesterday at about 4 p.m.
“The suspect stole a 2006 Honda Pilot left with its engine running and a sleeping 2-year-old boy in the back seat while his mother briefly stepped inside a home,” the police report. “As she returned to the car, she saw it being driven down the street. Neighbors and police found the car and the unharmed child abandoned nearby at the intersection of Backlick Road and Leesville Boulevard within minutes of the report.”
The suspect is described as a white male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 866/411-TIPS/8477 or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703/691-2131.