Child, vehicle recovered after carjacking

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 7-year-old was found safe after she was left in the car during a carjacking.

Investigators said the girl's guardian left the car running after midnight at the Shell gas station on Airways Boulevard and Ketchum Road.

A man wearing a red hoodie and blue jeans jumped into the car and drove off.

"Always take your kids inside, because what happened right there, could happen to anybody," Carl Thomas warned. "I have to take them in the store with me. That's dangerous, someone could come in your car anything, break in your car, ride off in your car, have your kid in there."

The vehicle and girl were found at the Orchid Manor Apartments.

No one is in custody at this time. but police said Shanee Wilson, the girl's guardian, faces child endangerment charges.

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