Brockton: Child Safe After Reported Carjacking

This an update to a previously reported story of a carjacking involving a minor.

Brockton Police tell WATD News the minor involved has been found and is safe. 

It appears that the child was removed from the car before it was taken Thursday night. 

However Police are still looking for the vehicle which is described as a black Audi Q7 SUV with a possible West Virginia plate in the back and a possible Marine Corps vanity plate on the front. 

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is being asked to contact Brockton Police at 508-941-0200.


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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.