The child was returned unharmed to her mother

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A Chicago man allegedly attempting to steal a car from a woman drove off with her toddler in the backseat before returning the little girl.

On Friday, a 26 year-old woman was delivering food when an unidentified man allegedly pulled her out of her 2010 Nissan SUV, according to a Chicago Police Department news release. The alleged carjacker then drove off without realizing the the woman's 3 year-old daughter was in the backseat.

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After driving around the block, the man returned the child to her mother, unharmed. He then allegedly drove off before abandoning the car.

The 26 year-old woman was treated for a minor bruise on her arm. No arrests have been made in the incident. Police are investigating.