Massive search on for hijacked one-month-old girl

2017-03-10 18:43
Police are hunting baby kidnappers. (Supplied)

Police are hunting baby kidnappers. (Supplied)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Durban - All available police resources have mobilised to try and find a one-month-old baby girl abducted during a hijacking in Durban on Friday.

"Our priority is to find this baby," Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane told News24.

All units, including police sniffer dogs, were being used to searching for the baby. She was with her mother and 8-year-old brother in their white Toyota Yaris when two armed men hijacked them at Game City at 11:45, Zwane said.

READ: Durban hijackers take off with one-month-old baby

They demanded the keys and fled with the car and the baby.

Police found the car in Moody Crescent, Montclair, on Friday afternoon, without the baby.

Marshall Security spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said the infant's baby seat and pram had been removed from the car.

They suspected it might have been a "domestic issue" but all possible scenarios were being investigated.

The baby was dressed in only a vest and nappy at the time of the hijacking.

Officers taking part in the search are focusing on Montclair and surrounding areas, Zwane said.

Read more on:    durban  |  crime

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.