According to Gilmer police, they received a call from parents that a truck they had borrowed from a friend had been repossessed as they prepared to go out for dinner.
They had placed their infant child in the vehicle, but the dad had forgotten his keys, and during the moments they were inside their residence, the repo people had hitched up the truck and towed it away.
Gilmer police were waiting at the impound yard and found the child asleep and unharmed.
The person who had owned the truck had missed a few payments, and the lender had requested repossession.
“No laws were broken,” either by the repo people or the parents, Investigator Roxanne Warren said. She said the repo company said they were not required to check vehicles before repossession.
As for the parents, they say they’ll never make a careless error like that again.