Police: Suspects stole car with toddler inside

From Staff Reports

Update: The Montevallo Police Department has obtained warrants on Sarah Sklodoski for theft of property, interference with custody and unlawful imprisonment. Sklodoski is a 38 year old caucasian female, last seen leaving the incident in a 1987 Ford pickup truck driven by a caucasian male. Contact the MPD at 205-665-1264 if you have information regarding the case.

Montevallo Police are searching for suspects who allegedly stole a car with a 3-year-old toddler still inside.

The vehicle and child were abandoned and the suspects had fled the scene when police arrived. The child was unharmed and reunited with his parents. A search is currently underway for the suspects and their vehicle.

On Jan. 11 at 6:49 a.m., the MPD received a call from 911 dispatch regarding a stolen vehicle.

The dispatch worker told police the female caller was at the Exxon Service Station located at 3850 Alabama 25 and that a customer’s vehicle had been stolen from the gas pumps with her 3-year-old son inside.

The officers got a description of the stolen vehicle and immediately began searching. The vehicle was found a few minutes later at the Shell Station on Alabama 25, a short distance where it was stolen.

Police believe the suspects to be a Caucasian male and female. They were last seen fleeing the Shell Station in a red 1993 Ford F150 pickup with a camper shell on the back.

Please contact the Montevallo Police Department at 205-665-1264 if you have any information regarding this case.