Search on for baby boy

2014-01-04 00:00

NEWCASTLE police are looking for a woman known as Nothando Nxumalo (25), reported to be from Kilbarchan, who might be able to assist them in finding a missing 13-day-old baby boy.

Police spokesperson Captain Thulani Zwane said on December 30, Siyamthanda Mthethwa’s mother Zanele Nkosi allegedly saw Nxumalo, a woman she was acquainted with, at a Newcastle bus rank and they had a conversation. It is alleged that Nxumalo sent her to buy chips in one of the shops around Newcastle bus rank and Nkosi gave her the baby to look after because she trusted her.

When Nkosi returned, Nxumalo was nowhere to be found.

Siyamthanda was wrapped in a blue and white blanket with her name, Siyamthanda, written on it.

Nxumalo was wearing a khaki dress and had a bonding with curled hair on the side.

A case of kidnapping has been opened at Newcastle police station for further investigation.

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