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Beloit Police: Milton man arrested, charged after stealing car with baby inside

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A Milton man has been arrested and charged after Beloit Police say he stole a car with a 10-month-old baby inside.

The ordeal ended at the corner of East Hart and Shopiere Avenue, where police say the suspect wrecked.

A sergeant tells 13 News the suspect, 22-year-old Jose Albert Gomez-Perez, stole a car at Speedway Gas Station near Walmart on Milwaukee Road.

While officers were on scene investigating at the gas station, they got word of the traffic accident. Police realized the car matched the description in the theft.

Officers say the baby had minor injuries, but will be OK.  The suspect is being treated at an area hospital.

Police say Gomez-Perez also stole a vehicle Friday from a Beloit woman's driveway.

Police say he faces felony auto theft charges.
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