Alleged baby snatcher nabbed in Joburg CBD

2015-07-14 22:37


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Johannesburg - A woman who allegedly snatched a newborn baby from a hospital in Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal was arrested in Johannesburg on Tuesday, said JMPD.

She was nabbed at the corner of Klein and Plein streets in the Johannesburg CBD following a joint operation by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department's K9 unit, city patrollers and SAPS, said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnar. 

"The baby is in a good condition and appears to be healthy and well looked after," said Minnaar. 

Meanwhile, the woman was transported back to KwaZulu-Natal. 

She is expected to appear in court before the end of the week.

She faces a charge of child abduction. 

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