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Man Charged After Car With A Toddler In The Back Was Stolen

A man accused of stealing a family’s car with a toddler in the back at Dandenong has been charged.

The 24-year-old is accused of stealing the black Kia Carnival from Cleeland Street on Sunday afternoon while the boy’s father was arguing with another driver.

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The little boy was found safe at a supermarket in Ferntree Gully on Sunday night and has since been reunited with his family.

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The car was later found dumped in Coldstream.

The man faced Melbourne Magistrates Court on Tuesday night charged with child stealing, theft of a motor vehicle, unlicensed driving and commit indictable offences whilst on bail.

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