BROOKLYN (PIX11) — Police are searching for a suspect who stole a car in Brooklyn Saturday night after kicking out a 10-year-old child who was in the backseat, authorities said.

The incident occurred near Coney Island and Foster avenues around 11:55 p.m., cops said. The child’s mother left her black Dodge Charger running while she went into a store when the suspect seized the opportunity, police said.

The perpetrator let the kid out at the same location before taking off in the vehicle, police said. The child was unharmed.

Police did not release any identifying information about the suspect. There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

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