Lafayette woman allegedly steals car, kidnaps 2-year-old

A Lafayette woman has been arrested after she allegedly stole a car, kidnapped a 2-year-old child and hit the child's mother with the car, according to police.

Posted: Thu Jul 12 06:07:12 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jul 12 06:07:13 PDT 2018

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3breaking news this lafayette woman has been arrested after she allegdly stole a car, kidnapped a 2-year-old child and hit the child's mother with a car. police were called to north 10th street last night for a report of child abduction and car theft.police say jessilyn gardiner wanted a ride from stephanie brooke.the two argued, but brooke eventually agreed and she put her 2-year-old daughter in the car. she then changed her mind. but gardiner hopped into the driver's seat, hit brooke and drove away.the child was later found at a home on south river road. a k9 unit tracked down gardiner. she's is in the tippecanoe county jail on preliminary charges including kidnapping and battery with a deadly weapon.
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