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Car Repossessed with Baby Inside in East Orange

East Orange

A repossession truck unknowingly drove away with a baby in a car Wednesday morning in East Orange.

According to preliminary reports, the child -around the age of one- was safely returned after the tow truck retrieved the grey 2011 Acura MDX in the vicinity of 58 Steuben Street just before 9:30 a.m.

Police put out a 'be on the lookout' for the truck and was able to locate the driver a short time later.

There were no injuries reported to the child. Police did not say why the child was alone in the car.

East Orange city officials did not respond to public information requests.

The incident remains under investigation.