Police Search for Man Who Stole Car in Boynton Beach, Left Child at Hotel in Boca Raton

Boynton Beach police are searching for a man who authorities said stole a car with a 2-year-old child inside.

According to police, a man in a white SUV drove up to a Mobil gas station, located at 850 West Gateway Boulevard, at approximately 6:30 a.m., then got into the victim’s vehicle. After taking the vehicle, the suspect then drove onto Interstate 95, then stopped at a Residence Inn in Boca Raton, where he left the child and took off in the stolen vehicle, eventually ditching it near the Town Center at Boca Raton mall on Butts Road.

If you know who the man is, call Boynton Beach Police Department Detective Brad Leitner at 561-742- 6113.