Abducted Columbus baby found; search for suspect continues - WRBL

Abducted Columbus baby found; search for suspect continues

Posted: Updated:
COLUMBUS, Ga. -

A 1-year-old abducted Tuesday evening in Columbus has been found, Columbus police confirm to WRBL News 3. 

The child, Ronald Gray, was strapped into a car seat in the back of a 2013 Chrysler 200 when the vehicle was stolen from a BP gas station At 11:13 p.m., police received a 911 call from someone who spotted the vehicle.

Arriving officers found the vehicle abandoned on Ukraine Drive in Columbus. The child was unharmed and asleep in the backseat. He was expected to be reunited with his mother shortly.

Police are continuing to search for the suspect, who is described as a black male. No further descriptive features were immediately available.

The car and baby were taken around 9:30 p.m. from the gas station, located at 3809 Saint Mary's Road, after the boy's father left the vehicle running and unlocked while he went inside the store.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the car or child are asked to call Columbus Police Department at 706-653-3449 or 706-653-3400.

 

 

  • On Your SideMore>>

  • Hundreds raise awareness about suicide prevention

    Hundreds raise awareness about suicide prevention

    Sunday, September 14 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-09-15 02:24:03 GMT
    Nearly 300 students took a lap around Auburn's campus Sunday afternoon to raise awareness about suicide prevention.
    Nearly 300 students took a lap around Auburn's campus Sunday afternoon to raise awareness about suicide prevention.
  • UPDATE: Police investigate shooting at North Columbus apartment complex

    UPDATE: Police investigate shooting at North Columbus apartment complex

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:33:56 GMT
    Columbus police are investigating a shooting at the Greystone at Inverness apartments on Moon Road early Friday morning.At least one has been transported to the hospital, according to police.
    Columbus police are investigating a shooting at the Greystone at Inverness apartments on Moon Road early Friday morning.At least one has been transported to the hospital, according to police.
  • Opelika police investigating Walmart scooter theft

    Opelika police investigating Walmart scooter theft

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:12:51 GMT
    Police are investigating a theft after two electric scooters were taken from Walmart.Police are investigating a theft after two electric scooters were taken from Walmart.
    Opelika police say they are investigating a Theft of Property after suspects stole two electric scooters from Walmart.
    Opelika police say they are investigating a Theft of Property after suspects stole two electric scooters from Walmart.
Powered by WorldNow

1350 13th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

Telephone: 706.323.3333
Fax: 706.327.6655
Email: news@wrbl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.