Police arrest teen they say left baby on porch - FOX 35 News Orlando

Police arrest teen they say left baby on porch

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(Image courtesy "SPPD Video" on YouTube) (Image courtesy "SPPD Video" on YouTube)
ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) -

Police have arrested a teenager caught on video leaving a baby porch as he fled from officers.

The 14-year-old is charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle.

The teenager is accused of stealing an SUV with an infant inside from a church parking lot near 25th Street and 12th Avenue South.

Surveillance video showed him putting the baby on a porch in the area. The infant was okay and reunited with her mother.

Investigators say they identified the teenager through fingerprints.

Police are looking for other suspects who may have been involved in the theft.

Anyone who has information should call the non-emergency number at 727-893-7780, Text-A-Tip to 727-420-8911 or leave a confidential tip at 727-892-5000.

FOX 13 is not naming the suspect because he is minor.

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