Authorities hunting for suspect who stole a car with child inside

An Amber Alert is out in Houston for a 5-year-old who was asleep in his mother’s car when it was stolen.
1:32 | 02/17/20

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Next to the manhunt in Houston for the suspect who stole a car with a 5-year-old sleeping inside. The moment of the crime caught on surveillance. Police issuing an amber alert. Hours later, the boy was found safe. Now they're looking for the man who made off with him. Here's Mona Kosar Abdi. Reporter: Tonight, an intense manhunt in Houston for at least one suspect who stole a car with a 5-year-old boy inside. Just drop my kid off. If you want the car just keep it. Reporter: Police releasing chilling video showing the moment it happened in a store parking lot Sunday morning. Watch as one of the suspects gets out of an SUV and opens the or to the mother's grey Toyota. First taking a purse. Then opening the door again, stealing her car with 5-year-old Richard in the back seat. The mother says she briefly left her son in the car to visit a check-cashing store. Her child, gone in under 30 seconds. I don't want anything to happen to him. That's my first born. Reporter: Police quickly issuing an amber alert. We are working every angle, every avenue there is. Reporter: Five hours later the car spotted by this man about a half mile from where it was stolen with Richard safe nearby. He was walking around the car. So I told him get inside the car. I am going to get you some help. Reporter: Richard's mother wiping away tears of joy as police reunited her with her son. Tonight at least one suspect is still on the run. Tom? The men mothers says she left Richard sleeping in the running

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