Toddler who went missing after car theft in Manor Park is found safe and well

PUBLISHED: 18:50 06 January 2019 | UPDATED: 20:07 06 January 2019

A 17-month-old girl who went missing after the car she was in was stolen in Manor Park this afternoon has been found safe and well.

Maria was sitting in the passenger’s seat of her father’s black Audi A5 when he went to meet a man who was interested in buying the car just after 4.30pm.

When Maria’s father got out of the car the man leapt into the vehicle and drove off with Maria.

She was found in Ruskin Avenue just before 8pm.

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