A woman is now in custody after stealing a car with a four-year-old girl sleeping inside, according to Sgt. Anthony Murphy with the Fayetteville Police Department.

CBS affiliate 5NEWS reports that Fayetteville police began the search for a woman who stole the 2004 white Ford Escape at about 11 a.m.

The car and child were taken at the area of S. Washington and 13th Street, Murphy said.

It is unclear at this time where in Benton County the suspect was found.

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