NC man accused of stealing SUV with 3-year-old inside arrested

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SALISBURY, N.C. — Salisbury police  arrested a man wanted for stealing an SUV with a 3-year-old in the backseat.

Police said the father left the child in the Ford Escape while it was running at the Pop Shop when he ran in to the store Thursday.

Officers said the suspect, Derrick Brown, walked up to the SUV, got in and drove off.

The father, Gregory Fincher, ran after the vehicle but was unable to catch it.

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