Magazine article The New American

Son in Stolen Car

Magazine article The New American

Son in Stolen Car

Article excerpt

WPTV reported out of Palm Beach County, Florida, on April 22 about a harrowing ordeal that illustrated how a father is willing to do whatever it takes to protect the life of his son. The incident unfolded when a father parked his car with his six-year-old son strapped into his seat in the vehicle. The father was saying goodbye to some friends while his car was running nearby, and a carjacker jumped into the vehicle and drove off. The suspect, later identified as Lamar Thurman, sped down the street in the stolen car with the child still inside, while the horrified father and his friends rushed after him in another car.

The father and his friends had dialed 911 to report the car theft and child abduction when they witnessed Thurman lose control of the vehicle and crash. The father jumped from his friend's car and ran up to his stolen vehicle because the car was momentarily stuck, but Thurman was able to get the vehicle free and started driving away again. …

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