Woman With 10-Day-Old Baby Carjacked In East Spokane - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Woman With 10-Day-Old Baby Carjacked In East Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - A 10-day-old baby and his mother are thankful to be alive after they became victim of an armed car jacking Friday night.

Rochelle, who asked KHQ not use her last name, was picking up her boyfriend at the Northern Lights Brewery where he works in east Spokane when the car jacking happened.

As she went to grab her 10-day-old son from his car seat the armed man pointed a shotgun at her and demanded her keys.

Rochelle says she asked the man if she could get her son from the backseat. "He let me get my baby out of the car which says something. Maybe he did have some sort of conscience."  Says Rochelle. She grabbed her son and ran in to the brewery. Both mother and son unharmed.

Police caught up with the suspect in less than 20-minutes after he abandoned the car.

Rochelle credits growing up in the country and being familiar with guns to her being so calm.

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