Fond du Lac minivan theft suspect arrested in West Allis


by Chris Patterson

FOND DU LAC -- The minivan stolen in a Fond du Lac Shopko parking lot with a nine-year-old child still in the vehicle has been found in West Allis. West Allis police say they have one suspect in custody.

On June 10th, a woman left her nine-year-old child in the family van as she shopped inside a Fond du Lac ShopKo. According to police, the car thief used the vehicle's keys left in the ignition to steal the vehicle. The child was dropped off sometime after the car was stolen. Police don't know if the car thief knew the child was in the vehicle when he stole it.

The minivan was spotted early Wednesday morning by a West Allis police officer.


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