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Police Arrest Suspect in Alice Car Theft, Kidnapping

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ALICE (Kiii News) -

A man accused of stealing a car with a toddler inside on Feb. 4 in Alice is now behind bars. Alice police arrested Mark Gonzalez for the crime on Wednesday.

Police said that Gonzalez jumped into a woman's car while she was dropping off one of her children with a baby sitter. The frantic mother called police because her three-year old was still inside of the vehicle.

After a 40-minute search, the girl was found safe inside of the car, which was abandoned at a nearby apartment complex.

Gonzalez was charged with stealing the car and kidnapping.