GREENVILLE, SC – A man is in custody after deputies say he stole a vehicle with a one-year-old left in the car, according to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.
It happened at the Spinx at the corner of Highway 418 and Fairview Rd.
Deputies say 21-year-old Michael Tyler Shelton has been charged with Petit Larceny and Kidnapping.
The mom of the child, 30-year-old Alejandra Rogers, was also arrested for leaving her baby inside the car unattended, deputies say.
She was charged with Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child.
Deputies say Shelton left the car a few doors down at Dollar General.
The one-year-old was in good condition when Shelton fled on foot.
He was caught shortly after, and both he and the child’s mother were taken into custody.