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Child in stolen vehicle found

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UPDATED: Police are pleased to report that the four-year-old child in a vehicle stolen from Waikumete Cemetery in Auckland has been found safe and well, thanks to help from a member of the public.

The vehicle sought has also been located.

Inquiries are ongoing to locate the person who took the car.

EARLIER:

A four-year-old child has been taken after a car was stolen in Auckland this morning.

Police are seeking urgent sightings of a vehicle last seen in the Glen Eden area.

"The vehicle was parked at the crematorium at the Waikumete Cemetery on Great North Road, where it was stolen some time before 11am today," says a police spokesperson.

"A four-year-old child was in the vehicle. The vehicle is described as a Mitsubishi Pajero, coloured red and silver, registration number ZU8038."

Anyone who sees this vehicle is asked to call 111 immediately.


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