Baby and car taken from OSU East recovered, suspect in custody


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The 6-month old who was taken along with a Chevy Cobalt while outside OSU East Hospital has been safely recovered and a suspect is in custody.

OSU police says they found the child and car Sunday afternoon on the 1500 block of Harvard Ave. They also arrested the suspect, whom they believe was visible in surveillance video.

Columbus police say the suspect allegedly stole the running car from OSU East Hospital with the 6-month old in the back seat.

The incident happened at 11:22 a.m. Sunday, according to OSU dispatch.

At the time, police were looking for a 2005 black Chevrolet Cobalt that’s missing a rear license plate.

Police say the parent was still at the hospital during the ordeal.

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