12-year-old bridesmaid jumps out of moving car when thief drove off with her and brother insideBy Mason White 2:24 PM July 4, 2016
By: Feng Qian
A family in the United Kingdom, who was on their way to a wedding, was left traumatized when a man stole their car with two kids inside.
The family of London, was on their way to their uncle’s wedding when the 27-year-old mother decided to stop at a store for some snacks.
The mother left the car running with her 12-year-old daughter and baby inside.
A stranger jumped into the car after drove off. The girl who was going to be the bridesmaid and wore a gown and heels, managed to open the door and jumped out of the moving vehicle.
She ran back to the store to get her mother, and police were called. Police traced the cellphones of the mother and the daughter.
They located the abandoned car three miles away from the store where it was taken in Enfield. However, the 11-month-old baby was not in the car.
One hour later, a woman from Hertfordshire, called police, saying that she found a baby outside her door step.
The woman who found the baby, took him inside the home and changed his diaper while waiting for police to arrive. The family was grateful to be reunited and unharmed.
Shop Owner Sultan Salman, 42, from the Enfield Food and Wine shop, confirmed that the mother was in her store when the thief stole the car.