Chicago Police

Person of Interest in Bridgeport Kidnapping, Car Theft Released

The person was brought in for questioning but was released, police say

Police have released a person of interest in a Bridgeport car theft March 28 in which a 3-year-old girl was briefly kidnapped on the South Side.

About 6:40 p.m., someone stole a car from a parking lot in the 900 block of West Pershing Road, Chicago police said. They abandoned the car with the girl inside over a mile away in the 4400 block of South Shields Avenue. The girl was uninjured.

Police brought a person in for questioning that same day but they have since been released, police said.

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No one else has been brought in, police said. Area Central detectives are continuing their investigation.

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