The Latest: LA police search for boy kidnapped in carjacking
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The Latest: LA police search for boy kidnapped in carjacking

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on a truck stolen with a 7-year-old boy inside in Los Angeles (all times local):

6:35 p.m.

Los Angeles police say they’ve recovered a pickup truck stolen with a 7-year-old boy inside, but the carjacking suspect and the child are still missing.

Officials say the Chevrolet Silverado was found abandoned in Beverly Hills, a few miles from where it was stolen Thursday afternoon.

The boy’s father, Angelo Marks, tells KABC-TV that the pickup was taken by a friend of his. Marks says he had been driving around with his son and the friend when he stopped for some food. He says his friend grew aggravated, punched Marks in the head and drove off in the truck with the boy in the back seat.

Marks didn’t identify the suspect. Police described him as a middle-aged man wearing a dark hooded sweater and dark pants.

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5:15 p.m.

Los Angeles police are searching for a pickup truck that was stolen with a 7-year-old boy in the back seat.

Officials say the gray 2001 Chevrolet Silverado was carjacked around 3 p.m. Thursday in the Miracle Mile neighbourhood.

Investigators say the pickup sped away eastbound on Wilshire Boulevard with the boy inside.

The suspect is described as a man possibly in his 40s wearing a dark hooded sweater and dark brown pants.

The Associated Press

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