CONLEY, Ga. - Police are looking for the suspect in a carjacking that began with a brief kidnapping involving a boy who was hurt while trying to save his 5-year-old sister.
The children's mother, Ashley Brown, said she stopped at a home on Williow Way to make a quick visit. That's when a man jumped in the car, she told Channel 2's Kerry Kavanaugh.
"He came running up; jumped in the car. He put it in reverse, tried to back up, and I shoved it back in park," said 9-year-old Brannon Brown.
Brannon said his little sister was still in the car.
"He backed up and the door hit me, and I fell down," Brannon said.
"She was in the car, and they took off in the car. And basically they dropped her off somewhere, and police found her," said Ashley Brown.
The family said the girl was let out of the car several miles away near a salon along Jonesboro Road.
The family said they are thankful to be reunited.
Brannon fought back tears as he told Kavanaugh why he was willing to take such a dangerous risk.
"That's the only reason I did it. Because of my sister," he said.
Brannon suffered minor injuries from the incident.
Police are still looking for the black 2003 Acura TL with the tag number #BSX7763. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.
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