PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a delivery driver’s family has been found safe after a suspect took off in the vehicle with the man’s wife and two young daughters inside. After a police pursuit through the streets of Philadelphia, the suspect was taken into custody.
Chopper 3 was overhead as police were able to capture the suspect.READ MORE: Some Philadelphia Students Set To Return To Classroom Monday For First Time In Nearly A Year
The abduction happened at Broad Street and Erie Avenue around 8:40 p.m. Friday in North Philadelphia.READ MORE: Philly Police Identify Suspect, Edward Prince, Wanted In Fatal Hit-And-Run That Dragged 60-Year-Old Feet Nearly 300 Feet
Police say the driver for City View Pizza was making a delivery with his 25-year-old wife, and his 4-year-old and 2-year-old daughters in the car.
That’s when police say a suspect jumped in the car and took off with the family inside. According to police, the vehicle has been found and the woman and children are OK.
However, police say the suspect took off in a different vehicle — a gray 2014 Toyota Scion — and was seen heading eastbound on Spring Garden from 21st Street.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating ATM Robbery At Northeast Philadelphia Convenience Store
The suspect then led police on a pursuit before he was finally captured near Franklin Square Park.