Texas Daycare Van With 5 Children Inside Stolen

HOUSTON (August 28, 2014) Officers have found a daycare center minivan and the five children who were inside of it when the vehicle was stolen from outside of a Houston fast food restaurant.

The suspected thief was in custody Thursday.

A Houston police statement says two girls and three boys ranging in age from 3 to 12 years were alone in the vehicle when it was stolen at around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jack in the Box restaurant at a southeast Houston intersection.

The minivan, all five children and a male suspect were found three hours later in the suburb Cinco Ranch in Fort Bend County, 15 miles northwest of the restaurant.