Police arrest man they say stole car with three kids inside

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21-year-old Dwayne Harris was taken into custody on Wednesday evening. By Alicia Barron 21-year-old Dwayne Harris was taken into custody on Wednesday evening. By Alicia Barron

PHOENIX – The man accused of stealing an SUV outside a convenience store with three kids inside has been arrested.

Phoenix Police Det. James Holmes says they identified the suspect from the kidnapping and auto theft that took place on March 30.

Officers arrested Dwayne Gregory Harris, 21, on Wednesday at about 6 p.m. He faces three counts of kidnapping and theft of a motor vehicle.

Detectives followed leads and developed a probable cause to arrest Harris. The stolen car has been recovered and will be returned to the family.