The Owensboro Police Department is investigating a car theft and kidnapping that happened Tuesday. According to the OPD report, at about 3:30pm, they responded to 3511 Frederica Street in reference to a report of a vehicle that was stolen with a child inside. The suspect released the juvenile, unharmed, a short distance from 3511 Frederica Street. The suspect then fled the area in the stolen vehicle, a maroon, 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera (KY/LIC:201RVK). Neither the vehicle nor the suspect have been located at this time, but detectives have identified a person of interest in the case. The investigation is continuing.