Car stolen with sleeping Macon girl inside

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MACON, Ga. — Authorities say a 13-year-old girl was found unharmed after a car was stolen while the teen slept inside.

Bibb County sheriff's Sgt. Sean DeFoe says the car was stolen from a gas station late Saturday night with the sleeping child in the back seat.

WMAZ-TV reports that two adults who were in the car had left it running as they stopped at the Sunoco Station on Hartley Bridge Road, and someone then stole the vehicle.

Sheriff's officials say they used GPS on a phone left in the car to find out where it had been taken. They found the car abandoned at an apartment complex, with the girl still asleep in the backseat and unharmed.

DeFoe says investigators are trying to find out who took the car.

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stillamazed
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stillamazed 06/06/11 - 07:54 am
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She is one lucky young lady,

She is one lucky young lady, I wonder if they even realized she was in the back seat asleep? This is a little good news in a world of bad....

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lovebugg 06/06/11 - 01:31 pm
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This is the reason that 1 you

This is the reason that 1 you never leave a child in the car & 2 you never leave a car running or unlocked!!!! This child was very lucky!!!! Maybe the "adults" will remember this next time!!!!

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Rolling Eyes 06/06/11 - 02:16 pm
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The adults apparently left a

The adults apparently left a sleeping child in a running car without thinking anything about it. I wonder if they'd feel comfortable leaving a bag of money sitting on the seat of a running car?

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