Published: Jan 20, 2014 2:53 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are looking for a thief who took a car with two toddlers strapped into their car seats from outside an Orlando hotel parking lot.

The children - ages 1 and 3 - were found on a sidewalk about a mile away Sunday night - still buckled in their car seats. The thief and the car were gone.

Police say the children were not harmed and have been reunited with their mother.

The car was taken from a Ramada Inn off John Young Parkway in Orlando. No further details were immediately available.

Orlando police are asking anyone with information to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.