4-year-old child found safe after abduction, car theft at gas station on Poplar

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Police said a car with a 4-year-old child inside was stolen from a gas station on Poplar Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

The child was found unharmed about 90 minutes later near Oakdale and Avery, police said. Four suspects were detained Thursday.

UPDATE, FRIDAY: Four juveniles charged after 4-year-old abducted from gas station

Memphis Police responded to the scene at the Shell gas station at 2962 Poplar near the Benjamin Hooks Main Library. The suspect stole a four-door, gray Nissan Rogue with Michigan tags.

A customer reportedly left a 4-year-old child and their keys inside the vehicle.

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