A man is in custody after allegedly stealing a car with an infant inside and leaving the baby on the side of the road in Upshur County.
Warren said a 31-year old Houston man took the opportunity and stole the car.
About 25 minutes later, police found the baby on the side of an Upshur County road in the car seat, the release states. The little boy was unharmed and safely returned to his mother. Shortly after the baby was found, officers found the vehicle abandoned off Limetree Road in Upshur County.
The department, Upshur County Sheriff's office and Texas Department of Public Safety officers began the search for a suspect and he was taken into custody at a home on South Live Oak Road in the county, the release states.
Warren said the man allegedly cut himself and was transported to East Texas Medical Center in Gilmer where he is being treated for self-inflicted injuries.
Warren said an aggravated kidnapping charge, a first degree felony is pending, but the man has not yet been taken into custody.