The father told police he was in his black Mercury Marquis with his daughter in the backseat when the carjacker appeared Friday morning, the Detroit free Press reported.
The car was found abandoned nearby within 10 minutes, but the child was gone, police said.
Police said the girl, Bianca Jones, has braids in her hair and was wearing a purple coat with rhinestones or beads on it. No information was available about the carjacker.
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