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Van with baby inside stolen in Gatineau

(Jason White/1310 NEWS)

GATINEAU – A Gatineau mother has been reunited with her baby after the family’s van was stolen, with the child inside.

The theft happened while the woman had stopped at a convenience store on chemin de la Savane, just east of the Promenades de l’Outaouais mall.

Police and K-9 units began a search and located the abandoned vehicle about 15 minutes later, a short distance away, with the baby still inside.

Police say the baby was fine.

The search is still on for the van thief, who is described as:

-about 25-years-old
-medium build
-wearing a gray-blue coat

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