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Known Heroin User Steals Mom's Car with Baby Sister Inside

UPDATE (4:30 p.m.): The man is under arrest after trading the vehicle for drugs in a Cincinnati neighborhood, according to police. The child is safe.


An Amber Alert has been issued after a vehicle was stolen with a 22-month old boy inside.

Milford, Ohio Police issued the alert on Monday afternoon.

The alert indicates that Donovan Wayne Coleman, 21, a known heroin user, stole his mother's vehicle from a local pawn shop while his 22-month old brother was inside.

The vehicle is a 2003 Toyota Matrix. No color was provided in the alert.

If you have any helpful information, call Hamilton County (OH) Communications at 513.825.2280 or 911.

Kentucky police departments have also been asked to keep a look out for Coleman and the vehicle.

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the 22-month old as a boy

-Staff report

Photo: Donovan Wayne Coleman