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In brief: Stolen SUV had infant inside

FRIDAY, AUG. 29, 2014

SEATTLE – Bail has been set at $500,000 for a 25-year-old man accused of stealing an SUV with a 10-month-old child inside in West Seattle.

The Seattle Times reported a judge on Thursday found probable cause to hold Estevan Lucio Sanchez for investigation of kidnapping and auto theft in Wednesday’s incident.

The man is accused of taking the vehicle after the baby’s father went into a convenience store. Police say the father yelled that his daughter was inside as the SUV was being driven away. The SUV and child were found a short time later.

Police made an arrest about an hour after the father reported the vehicle stolen.

Seattle police say it’s an important lesson for parents never to leave their children in a car.

Crash cracks Seattle building

SEATTLE – Authorities say an SUV crashed into a south Seattle salon, injuring seven people and cracking the building, on Thursday afternoon.

The Seattle Fire Department said six people were transported to Harborview Medical Center, including three who were pinned by the SUV. The fire department also said the building had been compromised and crews brought in hydraulic bracing to support the structure.

Authorities were investigating the cause of the crash.


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