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Man crashes into Newport Starbucks, flees with small child

A man crashed into a Starbucks in Newport Beach, then tried to flee on foot with a small child on Thursday, May 1, 2014.
May 2, 2014 1:51:00 PM PDT
A man crashed into a Starbucks in Newport Beach Thursday night, then tried to flee on foot with a small child.

The man lost control of his SUV and crashed into the closed store at about 9:30 p.m. on the 4600 block of Campus Drive.

Police say the driver grabbed the small child who was with him, jumped out of the vehicle and tried to escape. He was caught a short distance away and was arrested for hit-and-run.

The child was taken to a hospital to be checked out.


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