Search under way for abducted baby

2015-03-05 17:08

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Johannesburg - Limpopo police were on Thursday looking for a woman who allegedly stole a 1-month-old baby boy from his grandmother at a shopping centre in Polokwane.

The grandmother was at the Dzanani shopping complex with her daughter, the baby and other two grandchildren, aged 3 and 5, on Sunday to collect social grants, spokesperson Ronel Otto said.

The grandmother was approached by an unknown woman who offered to help her with the baby. The woman later gave the grandmother money and asked her to buy juice and an apple while she looked after the baby.

When the grandmother returned, the woman and baby were gone.

The woman was described as Venda speaking, tall, and slender. She was wearing a blue skirt and blue long-sleeved jacket.


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