The child’s mother told police that her ex-boyfriend stole her car while her child was inside.
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — The East Cleveland Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a two-year-old who was inside of a vehicle stolen on Monday morning in the 16000 block of Elderwood Avenue.
According to police, two-year-old Major Johnson was last seen wearing a grey and white shirt and was in the back seat of his mother’s 2010 white Ford Fusion, license plate ‘L399591,’ which was taken around 12:20 p.m.
At this time, police have identified 40-year-old Gerald Toney as a person of interest in this case.
Toney, the ex-boyfriend of Major’s mother, is described as 5’7 and 210 pounds, with brown eyes, brown hair, and dark skin.
If you have any information pertaining to this incident or spot the missing car, please reach out to detectives with the East Cleveland Police Department at (216) 451-1234.
No other information is available at this time.
This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates.
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