Police release surveillance photo of carjacking suspect

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CANARSIE -

Police have released a surveillance photo of the man they say stole a car in Canarsie with three children inside just over a week ago.

They say the suspect is in his late teens to early 20s.

Officials say on Dec. 7, the man took off with the car near Flatlands Avenue and East 81st Street with the children inside.

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The car was found later that same day just blocks away with the kids still inside.

The children were not injured.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing.

Those with information are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577- TIPS.

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