UPDATE: The child has been located and is safe, Southern Pines Police have confirmed as of 11 p.m.
The Southern Pines Police Department reported preliminary information on an alleged child abduction and stolen vehicle. According to information shared on the town's social media, this information is preliminary and is subject to change as this investigation is evolving.
On Friday evening, it was reported to the Southern Pines Police Department at 9:06 p.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Murray Hill Road in Southern Pines by two black males.
Located in this vehicle was a two year old child in a car seat. The child in the vehicle was described as being a white male, 2 years of age wearing a Fourth of July “onesie.”
This vehicle was reported to be a 2015 Honda (Toyota RAV-4), grey in color with Oregon license plates. The vehicle was last to be in the area of Southern Middle School in Aberdeen.
This is a developing story.