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Suspect in Baltimore car theft, kidnapping caught

Suspect in Baltimore car theft, kidnapping caught

A 37-year-old man suspected of stealing a vehicle with two small children inside on Thursday evening in Southeast Baltimore was caught and charged with kidnapping and other crimes.

Police said John Bowling was arrested Friday in the first block of N. Montford Ave. near Patterson Park — just blocks from where authorities say he stole the vehicle the night before.

Police briefly issued an Amber Alert, but soon after located the children unharmed nearby.

Police said a woman had left her vehicle with the keys in the ignition — and a 4-year-old boy and a 19-month-old boy inside — while unloading items from her car about 6 p.m. in the first block of N. Port...

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