VIDEO: Suspect in Bronx Carjacking With Child in Backseat

The car was found an hour later, with the 3-year-old boy unharmed in the backseat.

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    Police have released this surveillance video of the suspect in the Bronx carjacking where a child was still in the backseat when the vehicle was stolen. (Published Sunday, Jan 29, 2012)

    Police have released surveillance video of a suspect in the Bronx carjacking Saturday in which a young boy was taken along with the stolen vehicle.

    The incident occurred after 1 p.m. in the Fordham section of the Bronx. The 45-year-old victim told police she'd parked her green Honda Odyssey in front of 2561 Jerome Ave. and walked out to take out her 3-year-old son from the back of the car.

    That's when a man entered the minivan and started to drive away with the child still in the car, police said.

    The mother tried to stop the man by jumping in front of the vehicle, but the suspect struck her and continued on, according to police. She suffered a broken leg from the impact.

    The vehicle was discovered around the block about an hour later, in front of 2600 Davidson Ave., with the child still in the car.

    The boy was still in the car seat, unharmed. He was transported with his mother to St. Barnabus Hospital.

    Anyone who recognizes the man in the video is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.