Scottsdale police seeking tips on auto theft, kidnapping suspect

The Scottsdale Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying this suspect.

The Scottsdale Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying this suspect.

Scottsdale police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a female suspect wanted on auto theft and kidnapping charges, according to a police report.

The incident occurred just after 8 p.m. on Aug. 6, according to Scottsdale police. At that time a male victim stopped at the Compass Bank in the area of Scottsdale and Osborn Roads, and exited his running vehicle to use the ATM.

As he used the ATM, an unknown woman drove away in his car, with his two-year-old daughter inside, stated police.

The victim immediately contacted police, stated the police report. Responding officers were able to quickly relay the vehicle information to surrounding police agencies, and the car was found by the Phoenix Police Department in a Walmart parking lot at 38th street and Thomas Road, according to police.

The police report states that the suspect had fled the area, but the child was unharmed and still inside the car. She was reunited with her dad, according to police.

The pictured female subject is the suspect in this case, stated police.

Anyone with information as to the identity and/or whereabouts of this suspect are asked to contact the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000.

Anonymous tips can be left at or 480-312-TIPS.

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