Man steals car outside airport with mom and child still inside

Moments before the carjacking, 36-year-old Addi Maqableh was at a restaurant where he stole a waitress' wallet and cellphone, police said.
1:51 | 01/25/20

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Transcript for Man steals car outside airport with mom and child still inside
Well, we do want to get to terrifying moments for a family at an airport in Florida. A man coming out of nowhere -- take a look -- jumping into their car and then taking off with the mother and her baby inside. ABC's Diane Macedo joining us with more on that incredible Diane, good morning. Good morning to you. We often hear warnings about leaving the car on unattended. In this case the family was right there. The suspect may not have known there was a baby inside and a mother determined not to let him get away. Reporter: This is the terrifying scene at southwest Florida international airport. Watch as a family unloads luggage from their car when a man runs up and forces his way into the driver's seat speeding off with a baby inside. The grandfather falls to the ground while the mother jumps into the car. He just took the car and there was a baby in the back. Reporter: Police say the man behind the wheel was 36-year-old add maqableh who had a ticket to fly to Houston according to police moments before the carjacking, he was at a restaurant inside the airport when they say he stole a waitress' wallet and cell phone. I was screaming really loud, somebody call the police. He stole my wallet. He has my wallet. Closed my eyes and see that person in front of me. Reporter: The suspect returned the cell phone, but ran off with the wallet, reportedly containing over $2,000 in cash, her I.D. And eight credit cards. An airport employee chased him out of the airport when the suspect jumped into that car and drove off. He let the mother and baby out of the car a short distance from the airport. A good samaritan then brought them back. Now, police say they later found maqableh at a hotel. He's now facing seven charges including two for aggravated battery and two for kidnapping. Do not underestimate moms. That is right. She even got dragged for a little while and still hung on and managed to get into that car. Moms have a superpower like

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