GREENWOOD, Brooklyn — A man from New Hampshire has been arrested for stealing a car with a 2-year-old girl inside, police said Friday.
The theft happened at Third Avenue and 30th Street in Greenwood at about 3:40 p.m., according to authorities. A man was last seen driving the vehicle northbound on Second Aveue.
At around 5:10 p.m., police tweeted that they’d gotten the suspect in custody.
The girl, just 2 years old, was found safe, the NYPD said.
Police tweeted out that the car is a grey Honda Pilot with NY plates reading KER3682.
The man was later identified as Tyler Hall, 33, from New Hampshire. He’s been charged with two counts of robbery, two counts of vehicular assault, grand larceny, reckless endangerment, unauthorized use of a vehicle, unlawful imprisonment and child endangerment.
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