Newborn baby kidnapped during robbery

2013-10-08 11:00
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Johannesburg - A 13-day-old baby boy was kidnapped during a house robbery in Kempton Park West, east of Johannesburg, police said on Tuesday.

"They tied the mother and her 16-year-old daughter up and then took the baby, its clothes and the mother's cellphone," Constable Sharon Mahamba said.

The father arrived home after 22:00 and untied his wife and daughter.

The robbers were identified as three men and two women.

"When police arrived there were no signs of forced entry; it seems as if they used a key to get in," Mahamba said.

No arrests had been made.

A case of house robbery and kidnapping was being investigated.


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