Buffalo police are releasing images from a surveillance camera in hopes of finding a man who stole a Ford Explorer with an 11-year-old boy in the vehicle.
The images were captured just before 9:15 p.m. Thursday at a store parking lot at Bailey Avenue and Gerald.
The child’s mother apparently went into the store and the man then jumped into the vehicle and took off with the 11-year-old boy in the back seat, police said.
Buffalo police located the child and the vehicle on Roebling Avenue just after 10:30 p.m.
The child is safe, apparently unharmed, and was reunited with his mother.
Police continue to search for the suspect, described as possibly a black male, wearing khaki pants and carrying a black book bag.
Anyone with information is asked to call or text police at 847-2255.