JACKSON, MS (NBC NEWS) -- A young girl is back with her family following a harrowing experience with a car thief.
The 4-year old in the picture is back in the arms of her grandfather, Hinds County deputy Gregory Mcneil, after the wild ride.
This scene is about a mile or two away from where the child was abducted as she sat inside a Nissan car that was left running.
Her aunt had parked the car to run her own child into a babysitter's house.
The thief abandoned the car a short time later.
Another deputy had been looking for the stolen car and found the little girl inside unharmed.
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