DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police said a 3-year-old boy is safe after the vehicle he was asleep in was stolen while his guardian went into a discount store in South Dallas.

It happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 7491 S. Westmorland Road.

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Police said, the suspect, 24, got in the vehicle and drove off with the child.

Police located the vehicle a short time later in the 4000 block of Independence Drive.

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The child was located uninjured and “reunited with the reporting person,” police said in a news release.

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