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: Public Weighing In On Proposed Wind Farm Stretching From Atlantic City To Stone Harbor
The abduction happened at Broad Street and Erie Avenue around 8:40 p.m. Friday in North Philadelphia.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Guilty: Urban League President Andrea Custis Believes Justice Served, But It's Not Time To Celebrate
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: 4-Alarm Brush Fire Rages Along Train Tracks In North Philadelphia
The suspect then led police on a pursuit before he was finally captured near Franklin Square Park.