Free State baby abducted

2013-08-12 20:25

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Johannesburg - An 8-month-old baby girl was abducted in Thabong, near Welkom, on Monday, Free State police said.

The baby was taken by a woman who promised the mother a job in Welkom's business district, police spokesperson Stephen Thakeng said.

The woman apparently sent the 21-year-old mother to buy her airtime and offered to look after the baby.

When she returned the woman and the baby were gone.

She is about 1.67m tall and speaks South Sotho, and was wearing a black scarf.

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