A seven-year-old boy has woken up unhurt exterior a Perth dwelling after a carjacker stole an SUV with him inside it.
The boy was contained in the four-wheel drive when it was stolen from Napier Avenue in Morley within the metropolis’s northeast on Saturday night time.
The incident sparked an pressing police search and social media marketing campaign to seek out him.
The household had returned dwelling from a day on the seashore in close by Lancelin when his mom parked the automotive, leaving the engine operating, whereas she went inside for just a few seconds, the West Australian reported. Neighbours mentioned they heard screams and a automotive revving up the road.
Western Australia police confirmed the boy awoke at the back of the SUV on Sunday morning.
The automotive had been parked 15km away at a Forrestfield dwelling the place the kid spoke to an occupant who promptly known as police.
The boy was picked up by officers and brought to the native station the place he was reunited together with his mom “protected and effectively”, WA Police mentioned.
Police will examine the theft of the automobile and the way it got here to be parked on the dwelling. Anybody who noticed the SUV in Morley or Forrestfield is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.